From the daily archives: Friday, September 17, 2010

My first internship in politics was with Dennis Kucinich’s primary challenge to Mary Rose Oakar in 1988, which Dennis lost 75-25.  I’ll never forget what Dennis said at the start of his concession that night. “I’d rather lose by this kind of margin than by one point.”  Wisdom never knew such brevity.

Thus, as I recover from my campaign, I’m looking for silver linings in the results.  There were 6 precincts in Old Brooklyn that immediately jumped out as the highest turnout precincts, nearly double the average turnout across the entire 7th district.  Largely because of the now overturned […]

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Jon Keeling is really starting to lose his mind.  Today, he claimed, with no evidence, that the Strickland campaign just flat out “made up” an internal poll showing them behind by three points in order to have something to say about yesterday’s Quinnipiac.  It’s, of course, totally untrue.

Jai Chabria, a Kasich campaign worker, and the “other man” in Kasich’s “two-man” Columbus Lehman Brothers office, also tweeted that the poll was a complete fiction.

The only problem with this theory is that Matt Naugle wrote about an internal Democratic poll showing […]

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