Are you one of the three people who still believed Angus King was “an independent voice”, and that he would not be aligning himself with the Democrats? Are you also one of the equally small number of people who did not believe that the race for United States Senate was actually tightening to a point […]
Rasmussen reports is out with a new poll today, which is featured as a new survey on the Maine Senate race (results were 45% King, 33% Summers, 14% Dill). However, those with platinum subscriptions to Rasmussen (you’re welcome) are able to see the cross tabs and additional results. In this poll, one of the additional questions […]
Angus King and his roundtable are none too fond of being questioned or criticized, it seems. Obviously, no one in public life likes being the target of opposition. It can be hard, even as a lowly column writer in the public eye, to hear people insult your genuinely held opinions, question your motives, and argue […]
…unless they are friends of his… …who star in ads paid for with help from money he raised in Washington, D.C. To wit:
Ever since Sen. Olympia Snowe announced her retirement, and former Gov. Angus King threw his hat into the ring to replace her, we have heard one thing and one thing only: King is inevitable. Enter a new poll from the Public Policy Polling (PPP) Wednesday. Angus King’s lead has dwindled from roughly 30 points after […]
The most dangerous thing for a candidate viewed as inevitable, is to have the halo of inevitability removed. Often times, like a balloon popping, once that one rationale for a candidacy ceases to exist, people begin asking themselves why they would vote for such a person, and can’t come up with an answer. Given that […]
In light of the U.S. Senate race where independent Angus King leads in the polls, Matt Gagnon writes about why there are two political parties.
Mitt Romney didn’t get much of a bounce out of his convention. The prognosticators on the left have declared, of course, that this means Romney failed his test with the American people and has already lost the election. The reality, though, is pretty simple: The president won’t get much of a bounce either, and any […]