Primary

Social conservatives get the save

With extremely low turnout in Colorado’s closed caucuses, many people seem surprised that Mitt Romney lost in Colorado to Rick Santorum by 5+ points.  The difference between polling and caucus assembly surprises folks all the time.  Turnout usually is a factor, and in this case it is pretty plain to see that social conservatives brought … Continue Reading →

Mitticus Taximus

Looking for the mock Washington Post page seen in a previous version of this post? See the explanation here. When Newt Gingrich won South Carolina, I smiled.  Mitt’s taxes probably did it. I mean, really. It’s not bad enough that Mitt Romney is still the expected favorite.  Florida won’t swing as wildly as Middle Earthburg. … Continue Reading →