How an unpopular party with an unpopular presidential nominee won everything.
Is there anyone worse for science than scientists?
When someone calls the electoral college, someone’s gotta answer. Shortly after the election, Nate Silver looked at the future EC prospects of the Democrats. This is the second straight inverted result where most of the conversation leading up to the election assumed the advantage ran the other way.
Much has been written about Trump’s downscale supporters, but probably not as much about his upscale ones. I believe that when we talk about Trump supporters, we need to be clear whether we’re talking about his hardcore supporters, his median voters, and his marginal ones. Each is important in its own way.
Progress in some of the most unexpected places and ways.
Isaiah Carter shares his thoughts on the Democrats’ Failed Northern Strategy.
Donald Trump and Pat Toomey won by similar amounts, but that doesn’t mean they got the same voters.
This seems fair, I suppose, to an extent. A lot of it depends on answering the question of “What changed?” and preferably a degree of humility. But when some people flip, they often not only lack humility but start attacking me from the other side.
Lastly, the most lopsided Twitter poll I have ever conducted:
Would you view Mitt Romney serving as Secretary of State as a good thing or a bad one?
— Will Truman (@trumwill) November 17, 2016