Dear Hillary, Get rid of all your stuff. I know I sound like Inconvenient Jesus right now. Just do it. All the pantsuits, all the jewelry, all the hairspray, the mouthwash, everything, […]
The American experiment continues
Hillary Clinton will lose in a landslide. We can build a bridge to tomorrow, with hopes and dreams and renewable energy and some new alloy that US Steel is keeping under wraps. […]
Secession: it’s fun to talk about, but is it actually plausible?
Ever since FOX called Ohio for Obama last Tuesday night (touching off a near-hysterical conniption from Karl Rove), talk of secession has been rampant. Groups in all 50 states have started petitions […]
The most important lesson we should all learn from the 2012 election
“You idiot! Get back in there at once and sell, sell!” As we set about the process of compiling and canonizing the 2012 election post-mortem, one thing we keep hearing over and over […]
Mystery Unraveled: How a white, moderate, married, churchgoing, middle-class, middle-aged woman could vote for Obama
‘We do not see things as they are; we see things as we are.” – Anais Nin If there’s one word that seemed to characterize Romney supporters’ immediate reaction to Obama’s victory, […]
The day after: taking America's temperature. And you don't even want to know what kind of thermometer we're using.
The election is over. So, how is everyone reacting to the results? As always, my data is tragically unscientific, but it’s occasionally interesting nonetheless. So, let’s check S&R’s stats page. Aha. Top […]
Toon: Billion-dollar Barry
What does a billion dollars buy?
Toon: Election Day
Today vs. tomorrow…
Deciphering those S&R Obama/racism poll results
Last week, a highly unscientific Scholars & Rogues poll asked our readers this question: What percent of the popular vote do you believe Barack Obama would win in the upcoming election if he […]
Who's gonna win? Let's ask the I Ching.
As is our custom in major elections, we decided to check up on Obama’s elections chances with the I Ching. We’ve done this before—in the UK elections in 2010, and the US […]