Wednesday, November 5, 2008

The Election

. Wednesday, November 5, 2008

What he said (here for analysis other than silly media drivel). The bottom line: "The red/blue map was not redrawn; it was more of a national partisan swing."
Or, as Krugman puts it, "basically there was a national wave against Republicans, suggesting that we don’t need a complex narrative."

None of which diminishes in any way the fundamental historic importance of this election.

Exit Polls:
Which one of these five issues is the most important facing the country?
63% economy
10% war in Iraq (apparently the war in Afghanistan is so insignificant to warrant any attention)
9% terrorism
9% health care
7% energy policy

What do you think the condition of the nation's economy is?
93% not so good or poor
6% good or excellent

How worried are you that the current economic crisis will harm your family's finances over the next year?
81% worried
19% not worried


The Election




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