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Blame Olympics

For some reason, we seem to have gotten a fresh round of “this is why she lost” blather of late, so please allow me to weigh in–with some actual data, pulled from CNN’s exit polls. Tl;dr version: Dudes. Primarily white. … Continue reading

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The Purple Lie

Another election year, another purple map.¬†Breakdowns like this also came out four years ago (and I believe in 2008, too.) They’re intended to be comforting, but they’re also somewhat misleading. ¬† To help explain why, let me also talk about … Continue reading

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Demographic Do-si-do

Following on from the previous post’s topic, I want to dig a little bit more into the state-by-state breakdown of the demographic factors in the election. When they’re not claiming that “shy Trumpers” aren’t being represented in the polls and … Continue reading

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Trump’s turnout turnaround?

With the polls being as good as they have been of late, Trump’s commentariat has been out in force, declaring that either the polls are all rigged (with literally dozens of different firms all saying the same thing, that’s unlikely), … Continue reading

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Earth’s Mightiest Heroine

There’s a great little opinion piece in the Seattle Times today, illustrated with an even better–and hilarious–image of Trump as a rampaging supervillain and Hillary as the hero fighting him off. This got me to thinking, so if you’ll indulge … Continue reading

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