Closer Than Nate

I’m an admitted ego-maniac, so when I write here, especially here, I make a concerted effort to keep myself and my ego in check.  But for just this once I’m going to let that self control lapse. Throughout this election, Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight.com has been lauded time and time again for...

Static Dynamics: The Irony of the End

The great irony of last night’s primaries is that while they may be game changers, from one point to the next, little has changed. If we were to look at polling averages in both Indiana and North Carolina, and then look at the voting totals that we actually ended up with, I think the general consensus...

Big Tent Democrat: Dumbass

They say there’s no such thing as a stupid question. They apparently have never come across Big Tent Democrat (aka Armando). BTD asks, “When Did The Pledged Delegate Count Become The Holy Grail?” in the title of a particularly obtuse post. But instead of asking an actual question about the...