When I encounter people online making hay about's health, my reply which usually ends the conversation is, "I believe Secretary Clinton to be in good health and heaven forbid something serious befall her... but in the event that it does, it's a good thing that I'm totally fine wit... (more)
I got into a discussion today about the so-called "enthusiasm gap," and wanted to try to quantify it somehow. Using primary election votes for each of the nominated candidates as a proxy for enthusiasm (you do have to be pretty motivated to vote in primaries), I matched up primary results in the ...(more)
This is not a post about comic books, but it does reference comic books.
There is a frustratingly pernicious notion – especially on The Left, but now increasingly on The Right – that a U.S. President can stand behind any podium and say a chant that summons the ghosts of Theodore Roosevelt and Lynd...(more)