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Ruy Teixeira

Ruy the Day! A Review of Ruy Teixeira's Review of The Swing Vote: The Untapped Power of Independents by Linda Killian

Jacqueline Salit | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics
Jacqueline Salit

Teixeira emphatically denounces Killian's book for propagating "the greatest myth in American politics: that independents are actually independent."

Need Cover for Betraying the Democratic Base? Ask The Democratic Strategist!

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Derrick Crowe

Look, "strategists," this is very simple. Decisive majorities of Democrats oppose sending more troops to Afghanistan.

Thomas B. Edsall

Permanent Democratic Majority: New Study Says Yes

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A growing number of political scientists, analysts and strategists are making the case for a realignment of political power in the U.S. to a new Democ...

The Return of "Outliers"

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Somewhere during the conventions, I got out of the habit of posting these. So for those new to the site, here is a collection of links to "outliers" -...

Barack Needs Bill

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leonce Gaiter

Symbols matter. Elections are about perceptions. Once Hillary is put away, Obama will need Bill, so I suggest he improve his groveling. Hell, he secured that lapel pin and got that bowling ball down the lane, didn't he?