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Election Day

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On November 5, 2019
Election day is upon us. Soon, we’ll be treated to extreme over-interpretations of a handful of electoral events in unrepresentative states. Let’s call this an open thread for all elections today. What I’ll be watching: the Virginia legislative races, of course. The community of gamblers so degenerate they feel the need to bet on stuff […]
As I feared, breathless, fatally flawed analysis follows the election results in NJ, VA, and to a lesser extent, NY-23. Most of this article is remarkably sound, but the first paragraph sets the wrong tone: The Republican victories in the races for New Jersey and Virginia governors put the party in a stronger position to […]

Plebiscitarianism run amok

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On November 3, 2009

In the process of voting, I find myself pondering “King County Charter Amendment #1: Repeal of Section 350.20.30 and Portions of Article 9 – Transitory Provisions” Here’s the t

Roar

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On November 4, 2008
I would suggest that Rob’s forthcoming cruel division of PUMAs start with this classic. For the next four years, I hope we can all remember that not only is making words out of “Obama” the sign of a truly great wit, it gets funnier and funnier every time you do it. I declare this Open […]

Election Day Sounds

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On November 4, 2008

In pondering what music would fit the election results, Carrie Brownstein goes for the relatively optimistic and celebratory. A good instinct, and one I think I’ll share when it’s called.

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