October 2020

The sun comes up over the East Coast of the US.  Most Americans were looking forward to a mundane set of used automobile sales and bad lawyer commercials to replace the endless political ads that had darkened their TVs for the last few months.  However, the news haunted the room,…

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The most significant trend that I have noted over the last two weeks is the decrease in the number of undecided voters. For many weeks, between five and seven percent of people surveyed supported neither President Trump nor former Vice-President Biden. Polls conducted post-final presidential debate suggest a dramatic decline…

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Statistically, past debates do not move the needle in Presidential Elections.  The third and final debate occurred less than 24 hours ago, and every news outlet and political blog has anointed the winner. Without a standard for scoring a debate, determining victory becomes subjective. From my perspective, the final debate…

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“All those manufacturing jobs have left Ohio. They’re all coming back. Don’t move. Don’t sell your house” Donald Trump 7/25/2017 Looking back at the 2016 election, Ohio’s voters were disproportionately white working-class, and President Trump’s message resonated with them. (Griffin, Teixeira, & Halpin , 2017)    Move ahead four years, Trump…

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