Until 2020, white flight was always a physical manifestation. Public policy answers for it have always been hard to come by, but what happens when white Republicans simply secede from reality?
“Here's the last toast of the evening, here's to those who still believe All the losers will be winners, all the givers shall receive Here's to trouble-free tomorrows, may your sorrows all be small Here's to the losers, bless them all” -Frank Sinatra
Paper Bullets of the Mouth? Who would ever allow such a thing? Have they ever met me? And yet, what a pleasant time we had talking about Dodger baseball. A real pleasure after a tremendous season.
“Nelson even named the ‘many ills that plague our world, including hate, civil unrest, racism, violence, dishonesty and lack of civility.’ That this is a robust summary of Republican neo-Confederatism is hardly a coincidence.”
“Dear reader, I wish I could say that your quarrel is with a few dozen dead white merchants from the 18th Century, but they have been framed.”
A few minutes ago, Maricopa County put the last bullet in an already dying corpse, dropping a Biden +11 batch of ballots on top of an earlier batch out of heavily Democratic Apache. Barring some unpredecented tabulation error (and a pro-Biden surprise in North Carolina next week), the result will be 306-232, to go with … Continue reading Election Wrap and The Future
I had the Martinelli’s out of the refrigerator yesterday at 4. We put it back and it is still there. The first thing to understand, if you don’t already, is that the delays have nothing to do with the result, which is overwhelmingly likely to net Biden Pennsylvania, Arizona, Nevada, and Georgia, and Trump North … Continue reading Quick Note on the Election “Call”
We beat that sick, pathetic bastard.
I got a chance to do some math on Arizona. When you get into these late count situations, you have to embrace two contrary concepts: (1) the race is getting closer; (2) every time new votes are counted, the leader's chances improve. That's Arizona. Trump is running out of ballots.
Something interesting just happened that I wanted to note for Arizona. In small Apache County, a small set of ballots was just released that broke down: Biden: 1,805(81.2%)Trump: 396 (17.8%) This is no surprise--this is an Indian reservation county that swings heavily Dem, and these are probably mail votes to boot. And it's very little, … Continue reading Quick Note re Arizona