From Robert Bly‘s The Teeth Mother Naked At Last Now the Chief Executive enters; the press conference begins: First the President lies about the date the Appalachian Mountains rose. Then he lies about the population of Chicago, then he lies about the weight of the adult eagle, then about the acreage of the Everglades HeContinue reading ““Now the Chief Executive enters, the press conference begins” — Robert Bly on Presidential Liars”
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Will Ventura County’s Prez-picking streak continue?
Ventura County is one of just eight counties around the country that has picked every winner of the Presidential contest since Warren Harding successfully (with one exception — l976). Timm Herdt, the reigning political writer in this parts, hints that the streak may continue: In early 2008, Democrats overtook Republicans to gain a plurality amongContinue reading “Will Ventura County’s Prez-picking streak continue?”
Battle of the Pollsters
People say we shouldn’t pay attention to the polls, but in an election like this one, how can a guy resist? Gallup on June 16: Obama 46 — McCain 42. FiveThirtyEight projection for November on June 16: Obama 51.5 — McCain 48.5 Obama wins 305 electoral votes. Landslide ahead. Pollster.com Their conglomeration of polls showsContinue reading “Battle of the Pollsters”