|The Advice Columnists : CJR|
|A plain blog about politics: And Now, The Spin|
John Sides on the accuracy of election forecasts and what we can learn from their errors http://j.mp/cC9oNS
|The Monkey Cage: The Forecasts and The Outcome|
|A quick graph of the changes in recent... -
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|YouGov - Democrats Face Bleak Prospect In Final House Poll|
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|Pundit Alert | Mother Jones|
I love it when anyone makes fun of Chris Matthews ... even Michelle Bachmann http://j.mp/aCMOyf
Bachmann To MSNBC's Matthews: That Thrill Isn't Tingly Anymore
Obama just dropped the 1982/1994 point - both Reagan and Clinton suffered significant setbacks despite their communication skills
|A first take on Election 2010 - Brendan Nyhan|
There's no question that the GOP outperformed expectations for the House last night by picking up more than sixty seats. The Douglas Hibbs model, which doesn't include contemporaneous political ...
Predictably, Lakoff blames the Democratic message, doesn't mention economy or other structural factors http://j.mp/bK6dAd
|George Lakoff: What the Pundits Missed|
The usual pundits, for all their verbiage, have missed a lot, especially since they have nobody from the cognitive and brain sciences discussing election. Here's part of what's been miss...
Glickman: Elections show people want to "end...hyper-partisanship." http://j.mp/b3vkBk Really? Lots of new conservatives=more polarization.
|Dan Glickman: Time to End Hyper-Partisanship|
If the election demonstrates anything, it is that the public is weary of excessive gamesmanship and is demanding that American politics become more realistic and responsive. And we have all gro...
How many were lying? RT @alexlundry 12 million + people clicked the "I Voted" button in Facebook, ~12% of yesterday's total turnout.
RT @smotus: With all the Dem losses, Bennet and Reid survive. Can we stop saying it's about charisma?
|CNN.com - Transcripts|
|Presidents "connect" when they're popular - Brendan Nyhan|
Last Monday, I predicted that the combination of an unfavorable political environment for Democrats and the downward trend in President Obama's approval ratings will spur the media to create ela...
Great rant about Obama "not connecting" and lack of specifics what he was supposed to do differently (go to 12:02) http://j.mp/b8iFD6
|Live Coverage: Election Night 2010|
The reign of Barack Obama ends tonight! What? Oh, it's just Congress and governors and stuff. Let's keep liveblogging. Republicans have already won the House, but can they take the Senate? An un...
|The New York Times > Log In|
|More storytelling about Obama's political standing - Brendan Nyhan|
Writing in the New York Times, Matt Bai downplays the role of the economy in President Obama's current political struggles, arguing that "[i]t’s just as likely... that much of the dissatisfactio...
Chait on '08 v. '10 electorates: Young 18%->10%; old 16%->24%. GOP edge with seniors 20 points. One reason Dems lose. http://j.mp/9664rR
|Oldsters Vote, Youngsters Don't, Republicans Win | The New Republic|
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Important point on exit poll interpretation: Don't Believe the Reasons People Give for Their Vote http://j.mp/aNw6FZ
|The Monkey Cage|
Best ballot initiative ever http://j.mp/bMAmYF
|The Monkey Cage: Let's Hope This Makes the Ballot One Day|
Visualizations of flows of campaign contributions http://j.mp/buq6TE
|Complexity and Social Networks Blog: The to and from flows of campaign contributions|
RT @JonHenke Shorter Punditry tomorrow: "Last night's results clearly show that I was right about stuff"
Dear Bill Bennett: You are not a "philosopher." Signed, Philosophers.
Dear John King: Visual area is a misleading representation of election results. Signed, Edward Tufte.
Junky spin gimmick from Drew Westen: "We need leaders who hear the voice of the people, not people who just hear voices" http://j.mp/cayL3k
|Can"Vote Sanity" stop the madness? - Joe Conason - Salon.com|
The Rally to Restore Sanity may not identify the candidates driving America crazy -- but there are others who will
|Blaming staff for structural problems - Brendan Nyhan|
Back in January, I predicted a rash of process-based explanations of President Obama's declining political fortunes in 2010: During the next eleven months, it will become increasingly obvious th...
|Pressure Builds on Obama to Shake Up Inner Circle - WSJ.com|
Some high-level Democrats are calling for Obama to remake his inner circle or even fire top advisers in response to what many party strategists expect to be a decisive defeat.
|Michael P. McDonald: Myth-Busting Election Night Coverage|
While not as cool as blowing up stuff -- like the Mythbusters do -- here are some election night myths that I will bust to help you cut through the election night chatter.