Hate Talk Express*, Next Stop: West Virginia!

Yesterday in a post I expressed my surprise to see West Virginia all of a sudden become a toss up state.  During the Democratic primaries, Barack Obama had only won a quarter of the vote, and many believed that he would have no chance in the state during the general election. I further posited that even if...

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Can you point out what’s wrong with this picture? Hint after the jump. Okay, if you didn’t pinpoint it immediately like I did, here’s a second picture that may make it a little more clear: That’s right boys and girls, West Virginia just entered the “toss up” category. ...

Outliers: What Oregon Shows About Kentucky and West Virginia

Another lopsided win in Appalachia, and the chatter resumes about how bad off Obama is among the all important white vote.  Marc Ambinder, at least, posts up some exits from both states that voted tonight, though his focus, like many others, are on those dreadful numbers from Kentucky.  Yahoo’s...

People Can Change

Senator Byrd has endorsed Obama.  It can truly feel as though identity politics are tearing the Democratic party apart, especially now.  I’m sure there are a lot of people who agree with me when I say that when we look around the internets and see how identity politics have sparked vitriol filled...

Another Important Aspect to West Virginia

Well, for at least today, and maybe tomorrow, the talk of the town will be Clinton’s landslide win in West Virginia. To my pleasant surprise, it seems that most of the media has not gone into hysterics as I had expected, and most pundits who have finally come to grips with the math of this race did...

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