Tag Archives: Electoral College

Pivot, Fake or Dance?

As I contemplated just what approach to take to this article I thought about some of the similarities of dance and offensive moves in basketball. I know just enough about dancing to know I should refrain from participation whenever possible. My achievements in basketball came much more while wearing a suit and tie on the bench than in short pants and sneakers on the hardwood. However while not very talented at executing the moves I do have a good understanding of them. Continue reading Pivot, Fake or Dance?

What The Hell You Can Lose

In November of 2012 the Republican establishment was shocked by Mitt Romney’s Electoral College landslide loss to Barrack Obama. By December they came out with what is popularly known as the Republican Autopsy Report. Being the wordsmiths they are its actual title was the Growth and Opportunity Project. If 2016 is any indication it was a waste of time and money. Continue reading What The Hell You Can Lose

Torn Between Two Loyalties

A lot of political observers, commentators and pundits ate crow Tuesday night. I was among them. The 2016 Republican National Convention made it official Tuesday night in Cleveland. Donald Trump is their nominee for the office of President of the United States. Continue reading Torn Between Two Loyalties

Is There A Trump Effect?

I’m still an old coach at heart and even in politics I worry about what could go wrong. We have reached the stage in the campaign where the media is trying to fill their time with the beauty contest polls. There are a plethora of reasons to not put a lot of stock in them and this time around I have to wonder if there is a Trump Effect added to that mix. Let’s explore. Continue reading Is There A Trump Effect?