Polls, people, and panic

When the DesMoines Register poll for Iowa done by Ann Seltzer, considered the Gold Standard not just for that state but among state pollsters, was released last night, Twitter went on fire.¬† In 2016 Seltzer had released a late Iowa poll that showed Trump up by 9, a margin that he exceeded by several points…

The Panic does not Fall far from the Trump

George Washington shepherded the United States through the War for Independence and presided, literally, over the birth of the nation, without panic. Abraham Lincoln guided the United States through the literal secession and reuniting of the Union, without panic. Franklin Delano Roosevelt told the nation we had nothing to fear, hours after the Empire of…