Entries by Doug!

Stop your messing around

I don’t think one-on-one debates are a good forum for Trump. His debate strategy is to show up unprepared and make a few “LOOK AT ME” comments that gets attention from the media. That worked great with ten people because preparation matters less when you’re only answering ten minutes of questions instead of 45 and […]

A sigh is just a sigh

This tweet that Anne Laurie found was right on the money: My baseline assumptions for Debate 1:—Pundits/reporters 60-70% likely to say Trump wins.—Instant polls 60-70% likely to say Clinton wins. — Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) September 15, 2016 I believe that one of the reasons the 2000 race was so close — instead of being the […]

Beyond Broderism

We’re well past both sides do it now, in the wrong direction. My analysis of media coverage in the four weeks surrounding both parties’ national conventions found that her use of a private email server while secretary of State and other alleged scandal references accounted for 11% of Clinton’s news coverage in the top five […]