Monday, September 29, 2008

At Least 3 Moves Ahead...

Perhaps too often analysis of Republican strategizing devolve to bitch sessions over Rovian tactics. I think we frequently err in our application of the fallback "oh, how Rovian" label to seemingly dirty politicing and, I believe this for two irreconcilable reasons.

1) Bad poker players
2) Meta Rovian politicing of scale in time and space.

to be continued...

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

I'll tell you what's really scary

Today at 2:39 PM Central Time, there is a 43% chance that starting January 20, 2009 Phil Graham will be the sole individual charged with disbursing funds to stem the financial crisis.