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...

The Mark Shields Post (Who I Think Will Win The Presidential Election)

Back when I first got interested in politics, which, strange as it may seem, was only four years ago, one of my favorite columnists was Mark Shields.  Back then he was writing for CNN as one of the Democratic counterpoints to Bob Novak. What was perhaps ironic about my affection for Shields’ regular...

What Will Happen Tomorrow

Well, tomorrow yet another episode in the bleary drama that is the Democratic party’s nomination battle will come and go, and we will find ourselves still in the tunnel playing guessing games as to whether the light up ahead is daylight or a freight train. Indeed, while the actual numbers may be left...

Prediction Fever

According to the MSNBC countdown timer there’s just over an hour left until the caucuses begin.  Now, I’ve already made my predictions for tonight which you can go and review here, but let’s go and take a look around the horn to see what others are saying will be the results of the night....