Category: 2018 Election

2018 Election

A Candidate With Skin in the Game

Ninety-eight percent of Americans – plumbers, dentists, bus drivers – have skin in the game. We have to worry about the 2 percent – the intellectuals and politicians making the big decisions who don’t have skin in the game and are messing the whole thing up for everybody else. Thirty years ago, the French National Assembly was composed …

2018 Election

Yellow Josh “Hee” Hawley

We all thought it. “This time, for sure, McCaskill goes down.” We’ve thought it before and been disappointed. But this time is different, right? This time, we have that up-and-coming Attorney General who’s backed by conservatives and establishment Republicans alike. A guy equally at home at a Tea Party conference or a Jack Danforth backyard …

2018 Election, Persuasion, Political Psychology

Here’s what will happen in 2018 election (POLL)

Do you think Democrats will retake the House, the Senate, or both in the 2018 election? [socialpoll id=”2479812″] Now that you’ve answered, let’s consider the limits of data science in 2018. The best data scientists in the world agreed with nearly absolute certainty. These scientists determined, beyond a reasonable doubt, that Hillary Clinton would be …

2018 Election, News

2018 will change American culture at its core

If you’re wondering how things will change in 2018, you might think back the mid-1980s. In the 1980s, leftist professors, leftist news media, and leftist entertainers were angry. For years, they’d preached that Ronald Reagan was a neo-Nazi buffoon whose incompetence and malice would destroy America. Maybe even wipe out the human species. “I believe …

2018 Election, News

Senator Rock: Who’s the Joke? (offensive) VIDEO

My serious Republican friends (think of people like Chris Wallace and Charles Krauthammer) worry. They worry about this trend toward “unserious” politicians getting elected. They worry about “what it says about voters” who elect Sarah Palin, Donald Trump, and (very soon) Kid Rock. These serious Republicans long for the days of serious men and serious …