Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Who are you going to believe? Me or recorded history?

    Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Who are you going to believe? Me or recorded history?

    For those haven’t been following the fun, Sean Davis at The Federalist has been using science-y bloviator Neil DeGrasse Tyson as a chew toy. See: Super Scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson Doesn’t Understand Statistics Did Neil deGrasse Tyson Just Try To Justify Blatant Quote Fabrication? In each of those Davis unmasks Tyson’s lack of integrity. While not rising to the level of Ward Churchill or Michael | Read More »

    Playing the Right Game

    I confess, it is fascinating to watch the Republican consultants responsible for the Orca system debacle try and explain its inherent short comings away. Let’s begin with the first problem they face. They put an untested piece of technology in the field the day of the election. Let me repeat that-they put an untested piece of technology in the field the day of the election. | Read More »

    Playing the Right Game

    I confess, it is fascinating to watch the Republican consultants responsible for the Orca system debacle try and explain its inherent short comings away. Let’s begin with the first problem they face. They put an untested piece of technology in the field the day of the election. Let me repeat that-they put an untested piece of technology in the field the day of the election. | Read More »

    Dear Consultants: In Close Elections, GOTV Matters

    In 46 states (excluding AK, MS, NJ, and RI), Mitt Romney either expanded the percentage victory margin or shrunk the percentage loss margin compared to McCain in 2008.  In only 4 states did Romney win by a smaller percentage or lose by a higher percentage than McCain did in 2008.

    Great news, right? Not so fast.

    Judging by the current vote totals, Romney’s nationwide operation fell far short of McCain’s in 2008.  In fact, Romney currently trails McCain by around 2 million votes.

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    Dear Consultants: In Close Elections, GOTV Matters

    In 46 states (excluding AK, MS, NJ, and RI), Mitt Romney either expanded the percentage victory margin or shrunk the percentage loss margin compared to McCain in 2008.  In only 4 states did Romney win by a smaller percentage or lose by a higher percentage than McCain did in 2008.

    Great news, right? Not so fast.

    Judging by the current vote totals, Romney’s nationwide operation fell far short of McCain’s in 2008.  In fact, Romney currently trails McCain by around 2 million votes.

    Read More »

    You Too Can Be Like Former Daily Kos Blogger Nate Silver

    You Too Can Be Like Former Daily Kos Blogger Nate Silver

    Nate Silver has all the liberals calmed down these days. He is the Xanax of the activist left, nervous about Tuesday. In an article HotAir linked to earlier today about rich, white San Francisco residents so upset by the thought of a Romney win they can’t use their home gyms, Mary Katharine Ham found this hilarious quote about a liberal who watched the first debate: | Read More »