Tag Archives: Presidential Election

The Worst Possible Outcome (OR: The Baby Hitler Hypothetical)

A few days ago (which feels like weeks at this point), I made some predictions about Tuesday’s election, and I talked about the “two movies, one screen” phenomenon.  That concept is the idea that two people / groups of people … Continue reading

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Two Movies, One Screen

The outcome of the 2020 election is obvious. President Trump has never led in the polls.  What’s more, the deficit he faces is far larger than the one he faced in 2016.  The quiet signs of trouble in key districts … Continue reading

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Trump’s Popularity: Real, or Wake-Up Call?

With another GOP debate imminent, poll leader Donald Trump will have several more opportunities to antagonize opponents, media members, and various segments of the public, as he has done repeatedly in recent months. Thus far, it hasn’t hurt him.  At … Continue reading

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Best of 2012

The Axis of Ego’s second year was a productive one.  This is the 105th and final post of the year, which averages out to a hair over two pieces per week.  Not a bad clip.  As of this writing, the … Continue reading

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Election Day

Today, we as a nation decide between the evil, plutocratic cult member who wants to take the country back to the 1950s[1], or the anti-American socialist Muslim who probably isn’t even eligible to be president in the first place.  Or … Continue reading

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All the Wrong Details

The three presidential debates are in the books.  In less than two weeks, we’ll go to the polls to vote to see which of the two competitors in these riveting encounters will be president when the sun sets on January … Continue reading

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SitCombat: 10/11/12

30 Rock pulled off the win last week with an episode that was as much about setting the table for its final season as it was delivering laughs (it did both).  The Office had an “off” week after a strong … Continue reading

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Let’s Be Honest

In the midst of my daily constitutional through the virtual halls of Sporcle, a peculiar banner ad caught my attention. Like most free websites, Sporcle relies on high traffic and banner ads to create revenue.  The banner ads range widely … Continue reading

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Palin Strategy Is Nothing New

As we roll towards the 2012 presidential election, Sarah Palin’s “One Nation” bus rolls with us.  The tour speeds through the country like a patriotic bullet through the collective heart of America’s enemies. Palin has been customarily tight-lipped about whether she’s … Continue reading

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