“Press This”/Block Quotes are a kind of blogging cop out, but I’m busy with work stuffs right now. Laura K forwarded this to me last night, it is well worth the read.
I simply want to point out that political campaigning in the United States seems almost deliberately to take place in a landscape that no longer has genuine relevance to the majority of U.S. citizens.
The idea that “an old-fashioned soda shop” might give someone access to the mind of the United States seems so absurd as to be almost impossible to ridicule thoroughly.
BLDGBLOG: Minor Landscapes and the Geography of American Political Campaigns
The latest PollyElectoral Vote shows that the Obama-Biden ticket is back on top. The latest forecast has the Democrats squeaking a narrow victory in the Electoral College, 272-266. If it holds, this would be almost as close an outcome as in 2000, when G. W. Bush defeated Al Gore, 271-267. This year, the election may again go down to the wire.
Pollyvote – Forecasting the US Presidential Election
Looks like another late night in November. Let’s keep it out of the Supreme Court this time, eh?