I respect this writer, Paul Rogat Loeb, quite a bit. He wrote a short piece on civil rights and heroism that I often use with students, and have been slowly working my way through his book, The Impossible Will Take a Little While.
In this piece, Hillary Clinton may be haunted by ghosts of ’06, he compares Hillary Clinton’s … Read more...
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2004 14:17:14 -0500 (EST)
From: Art McGee
I’m sorry, I’m just having trouble understanding why you can’t see through the most important problem with electoral analysis: the assumption that distribution of support for a candidate will be equal across all states, and therefore, if you lose these initial states, that means you’re out of the … Read more...
A post by Barry Wellman on this listserv lead me to Clay Shirky’s article originally, now, discussion continues.
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Also about large group dynamics? This is posted on Many 2 Many: A group weblog on social software.
Clay Shirky argues that Dean has created a movement of believers rather than a campaign of voters. Interesting comments follow.… Read more...
Conservative George Will suggests that if the Democrats DON’T nominate Dean then he will run as an independent, thus fracturing the opposition to Bush much as Nader did in 2000. The Dueling Nightmares. I’m always suspicious of his motives – he was one of those gloating in the summer about a Dean candidacy as a surefire bet for Bush … Read more...
A couple articles on the primaries in Iowa:
Dean, Gephardt follow different campaign paths and Iowa’s caucuses play important role.
Also, in today’s paper, Dean questions Nevada waste site. Characterizing Jesse Jackson in this article as an “up-and-coming leader” seems rather to negate his established leadership over the past three decades. I was a delegate (from Kansas) for … Read more...