From the daily archives:

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Obama Wins, Stocks Plummit

November 7, 2012

In the day after Obama won re-election to a second term as President, stocks lost 2.4% of their value.  In the Dow’s worst day of the year, it dropped 312.95 points to 12,932.73.  It is, I think, an accurate depiction of what type of economic situation a second Obama term will bring us.  I hope [...]

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The Black Cloud

November 7, 2012

Well, Barack Obama has been re-elected.  Yes, with a two-point race nationally and tight margins in every one of the swing states we needed, the race was close.  Yes, there are some silver linings in the result.  But, Obama’s re-election is disaster for America. Believe it or not, I’m not really that concerned about what [...]

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Modernize, Don’t Moderate

November 7, 2012

Good post-mortem by Matt K. Lewis on how the GOP has to modernize, not moderate, to win future elections.  Matt argues that the GOP doesn’t need to moderate, but in fact needs clearer distinctions.  He does argue, however, that the GOP needs to modernize in its appeal.   Matt just scratches the surface on what [...]

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Obama Redux

November 7, 2012

At about 11:14pm last evening, Fox News called Ohio for Obama.  Only being a matter of time before the gig was up and Obama’s reelection was official, I subsequently went to bed with a splitting headache and a deep sense of foreboding about the direction the American people are choosing to go.  I’ve spent the [...]

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Silver Lining

November 7, 2012

So as everyone knows now, Barack Obama has been elected to a second term.  I’m not going to get into the a post-mortem yet, but political analyst Patrick Ruffini tweeted last night a fascinating stat about Romney’s increase in vote share over McCain: Romney gains among age groups: 18-29 year olds, +11%. 30-44, +1%. 45-64, [...]

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