Monthly Archives: November 2012

Whelp… I Whiffed On That One…

So what the heck happened?  Four things: 1.  Hurricane Sandy.  If the election were held the week before Election Day, Romney would have won.  Sandy gave Obama the needed breathing space to snap people out of the spin room and … Continue reading

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NYT: America’s Leftward Tilt?

You can tell already when the New York Times is backpedaling on an eventual Romney win the weekend before the election: If Mr. Romney wins and wants a second term, he would be wise to wed an economic narrative about … Continue reading

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UK Telegraph: You have to be a terrible monster to write

Not sure I agree with this, but I’ll toss it out there anyway: Tóibín explains that he once told a class that “you have to be a terrible monster to write. I said, ‘Someone might have told you something they … Continue reading

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