Daily Archives: October 24, 2016

Too marvelous for words: Down-ballot Republicans hitch wagon to President Obama

Now that it is becoming clear Donald Trump could do serious damage to down-ballot Republicans, it seems that some of them are trying to re-write history bigly. Roll Call reported on Monday that “Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, released three radio … Continue reading

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If I were 6′ 7″ and could play basketball I might have had a shot in the NBA

For the record, I’m 5′ 7″ -ish and have absolutely no basketball skills (though I share a name with an NBA Hall-of-Famer). Speaking on Face the Nation yesterday, Republican strategist Frank Luntz said this election “should have been a slam … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“I don’t know any consultant on either side, any strategist, who privately believes that Donald Trump will win this election” -David Axelrod, chief strategist for President Obama’s 2008 and 2012 campaigns speaking on CBS’s Face the Nation.

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This Day in American History: October 24, 1931 – The George Wasington Bridge opens to public traffic

Almost as interesting a date as September 9, 2013 when some guy in New Jersey ordered lanes closed on the bridge to show what kind of a jerk he is.

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