Monthly Archive: June 2016

Events. Again.

As we noted in this space in March, events will play a key role in the 2016 presidential election and this political season, there is no shortage of events. Two come immediately to mind. Since our last post, the citizens of the United Kingdom have shaken the financial and political...

Is Trump ready to run a general election campaign?

Let’s decide together to mark this day or our calendars so that we might refer back on Wednesday, November 9 – the morning after election day. When we convene again that morning, we will know for certain whether the Donald Trump campaign successfully made the pivot from the primaries to...

As we were saying, events, dear boy.

“If I get in [the White House], it’s going to change, and it’s going to change quickly. We’re going from total incompetence to just the opposite, believe me.” So said Donald Trump, in signature style, in the wake of the massacre at the Pulse Club in Orlando. Thus Mr. Trump...

Just as we thought in back in New Hampshire.

With the 2016 presidential primary season now over, it’s off to the conventions for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Contrary to some earlier predictions, the GOP convention in Cleveland will likely be pretty typical of modern party conventions. The affair will be a nationally-televised pep rally aimed at rallying support...

It’s not a horserace.

If you’re in the business like me, or if you just are unusually interested in this most interesting of presidential elections, I recommend that you bookmark the website 270towin.com. The website is a brilliant interactive resource centered on the Electoral College map. You, yourself, can play pundit and click on...