Sunday Morning Tabs

In case you need some reading this morning.

Sunday’s Forum

Not Both Sides

One of these things is not like the other.

Hakeem Jeffries, Fox News, and the Dangers of Sloppy Rhetoric

It would be nice if politicians and cable news outlets were more responsible.

Saturday’s Forum

Boebert Wins

It was a squeaker, but this one is a win for the MAGAs.

Lessons from the Fetterman Victory?

This kind of “analysis” drives me nuts

A Photo for Friday


Friday’s Forum

Thursday Tabs

Go ahead and pop a few.

Trump Hemmorhaging Donors and Backers

The ship is abandoning the sinking rat.

Thursday’s Forum

Leadership Battles in the GOP

Losing has a way of creating intraparty strife.

Republican Governors Don’t Like Trump

Alas, it probably doesn’t matter.

Biden Running But Not Running

The re-election campaign is quietly forming but don’t expect an announcement any time soon.

Trump’s Run Exasperates GOP Elite, Thrills Dems

Some of the early reactions to the inevitable announcement tell the tale.

Trump Announces 2024 Run

Covering the coverage.

Wednesday’s Forum

Manchin’s Reward

A MAGA challenger has already emerged for 2024.

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8 Billion

A new milestone in human history.

What About Henry Ford?!

Do his achievements and good works outweigh his virulent antisemitism?

Democrats’ Chaotic Skullduggery

There was some quiet meddling going on.

Tuesday’s Forum

AZ Called for Democrat Hobbs

Another election denier loses.

University of California TAs and Postdocs on Strike!

A showdown over wages could upend the apprenticeship arrangement that has long characterized graduate education.

Yet Another Campus Shooting

This one at the University of Virginia.

Does Campaign Money Matter?

How much is enough?

Why Stacey Abrams Ran Behind Raphael Warnock

Discrimination? Issues? Incumbency?

Monday’s Forum

What’s the Pattern for Senate Seats in Mid-Terms?

Looking at past Senate elections and some more thoughts on historical patterns.

Election Denialism did Poorly at the Polls

The “America First” slate of candidates lost all but one contest.

Marginal Differences Magnify Individual Races

We used to (usually) know the results on Election Night because the outcomes were clearer.

No Big Lie in 2022?

Even the 2020 election deniers are conceding close elections in the midterms.

Democrats Keep Senate Control

With a win in Nevada, the party will retain at least 50 seats.

Sunday’s Forum

A Trip Down Memory Lane

How long did we wait in 2000?

Leo Gallagher, 1946-2022

The stand-up comic is gone at 76.

“We Used to Know on Election Night!”

Well, kind of, but not really.

Nevada ‘Blue Shift’ Expected to Keep Senate Democratic

Adam Laxalt’s big lead is slowly erodiing.

Saturday’s Forum

Democrats Need One More to Hold Senate

It boils down to NV or GA.

What’s a “Normal” First Term Seat Loss?

Looking at some historical data.

Were the Election Outcomes Truly Unexpected?

Thinking about what was likely and what wasn’t.

Making Sense of the Election

Parsing the results thus far.

A Photo for Friday

“Fall Colors”

Republicans Winning House Popular Vote?

A surprising factoid in a bad election for the party.

Murdoch Gunning for Trump

The New York Post and Wall Street Journal are blasting the losing loser.

How Many Johns in the Senate?

Disproportional representation!

Beware The Exit Polls

The numbers aren’t real. Not yet, anyway.