Weekly Digest – December 30, 2012


  • Blues Cruise, Joe Hagan:  GOP faithful take to the high seas to figure out what went wrong for their candidates last Nov.
  • Tea Party, Its Clout Diminished, Turns to Narrower Issues, Trip Gabriel: “People in positions of responsibility within the Republican Party tolerated too much of this [“tinfoil hat” behavior],” said Fergus Cullen, a former chairman of the New Hampshire Republican Party… Republican leaders “looked the other way too often,” he said. “They sort of smiled, winked and nodded too often, when they should have been calling ‘crazy, crazy.’ ”.  Thank you, Fergus Cullen.
  • As Swing Districts Dwindle, Can a Divided House Stand? Nate Silver:  Nate Silver, uncharacteristically, blows an analysis.  Continue reading

Weekly Digest – November 18, 2012

Economic Policy


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