Monthly Archives: October 2008

Obama spoke to us as adults

Commenting on Obama’s speech on race, someone said: “he spoke to us as adults.” That’s a profound observation and in 6 words sums up the difference between the Obama campaign and the McCain campaign. I am continually thankful for some … Continue reading

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Reverse “Bradley Effect”

The “Bradley Effect” refers to a voter telling a pollster that they are going to vote for a black candidate, but not carrying through. This effect has even been found in exit polls in the past. I discount the Bradley … Continue reading

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Conservative cowardice or dishonesty?

I was driving through Alabama Wednesday–nothing but classical music on the public radio station, but there were plenty of Christian talk radio stations, one of which had an interview show with Phyllis Schlafly, the “anti-feminist” I remember from my youth, … Continue reading

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Supreme Court gets Ohio Voter Registration case right

…but for the wrong reason. Ohio Republicans sued to have the results of comparisons between new voter registrations and existing state databases (e.g. motor vehicle) made available to local officials. The Supreme Court rejected the suit on the grounds that … Continue reading

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