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September 2012

@abulsme Updates from 2012-09-20 (UTC)

  • RT @cmdrtaco: Analysis of today’s most epic XKCD comic (weighing in at 79872x165888px) #
  • Reading – How `47 percent’ could fracture Mitt Romney’s coalition (Jamelle Bouie) #
  • Reading – Chick-Fil-A Ends Anti-Gay Donations, Moves into Chicago (Alexander Abad-Santos) #
  • Reading – Another Day for Ol’ Etch A Sketch (Paul Constant) #
  • Reading – It’s not all over for Romney (Timothy Stanley) #
  • EC Update for Sep 20 done. Polls in MA NH MI FL VA CO CA ME ME2 ME1 WI OH. Category changes in VA & WI. Blog post soon. #
  • RT @fivethirtyeight: The. Polls. Have. Stopped. Making. Any. Sense. #
  • RT @BenjySarlin: Did the predict-o-bot explode? RT @fivethirtyeight: The. Polls. Have. Stopped. Making. Any. Sense. #
  • MT @fivethirtyeight: .@jedlewison: National polls fine. Consistent with an Obama lead of ~3 points. It’s states where things get weird. #
  • RT @TheFix: Conclusion of last 3 days: Lots of polls. Saying lots of different things. [Takes a bow] #
  • Reading – Obama official: Benghazi was a terrorist attack (Josh Rogin) #
  • MT @electionate: Pretty sure FirstRead folks said Madison was the 2nd most heavily saturated market this week. Obama might lead, but not 14 #
  • RT @FingerootB: Lesson from the last few days worth of polls: There are a lot more Senate seats in play (for both sides) than we thought. #
  • RT @electionate: Fact: there’s a poll saying Romney’s up 3 in NH and a poll saying Obama’s up 14 in Wisconsin; #pollsgonewild #
  • Reading – What Did David Corn Know, and When Did He Know It? (David Weigel) #
  • Reading – In Presidential Campaign Coverage, It’s the Facts, Not the Gaffes, That Matter (Larry Sabato) #
  • Reading – If Your House Is On Land Expropriated From Indigenous Inhabitants – You Didn’t Build That (Matthew Yglesias) #
  • Reading – Senate Races Looking Up For Democrats (Eric Kleefeld) #
  • RT @mattyglesias: Romney’s polling deficit is awfully small for an allegedly flailing campaign helmed by an unpopular candidate. #
  • MT @mattyglesias: Could explain the flailing gap RT @fivethirtyeight: O’s Lead Stronger in Polls Including Cellphones #
  • Reading – Obama’s Lead Looks Stronger in Polls That Include Cellphones (Nate Silver) #
  • Reading – Jordan Going Darker (Marc Lynch) #
  • Reading – Three Generations of a Hackneyed Apologia for Censorship Are Enough (Ken, Popehat) #
  • RT @mattyglesias: If you think of mapping software as primarily artwork rather than about helping you find places, iOS 6 Maps is great. #
  • MT @NKingofDC: 30% of voters-and growing-will never own a landline. Which is why landline-only polls are skew old, to put it mildly. #
  • Reading – It Takes One to Know One (Nicholas D. Kristif) #
  • Reading – It Might Be a Couple of Months Before We See a Proper Google Maps iPhone App (Adrian Covert) #
  • Reading – Romney’s Video-Debunking Claim Is…Debunked (David Corn) #
  • RT @HuffPostHill: There are 47 days left until the election. Yep. 47 days. Four seven. Forty-seven………….. 47. #
  • RT @TheFix: Senior D emails wishing election was Tuesday. Common sentiment in party. This is best political moment for Dems in a long time. #
  • Reading – Why they Hate us: Romney Secretly Plots to Screw Palestinians over Again (Juan Cole) #
  • Reading – Apple’s Maps app slammed over missing cities and other mistakes (Lance Whitney) #
  • RT @owillis: paul ryan tells house gop: “this is gonna be an up and down race” mostly down for you though, paul #
  • RT @fivethirtyeight: All of this just goes to show that the G.O.P. should have nominated Gingrich. #ThingsNobodyHasEverSaid #
  • RT @owillis: buck up romney team, you’re probably gonna take indiana and north carolina from obama, so there’s that! (maybe) #
  • Reading – Why the Campaigns Should Pay Attention to More Than 9 or 10 States (Garance Franke-Ruta) #
  • Reading – The Wrong Side Of A Class War (Sheri Rivlin & Allan Rivlin) #
  • Reading – We’re Already Past the Makers/Takers Tipping Point (Matthew Yglesias) #
  • BTW, sick again today. Doc says some kind of fun gastro something. Maybe. They aren’t really sure. Anyway, fun! #
  • Reading – Usage of Apple’s iOS 6 Hits Staggering Levels on First Day of Availabi (Ina Fried) #
  • Reading – The GOP is stuck with Todd Akin (Aaron Blake) #

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