Tag Archives: Ohio

Adding Obama’s Electoral Votes

Why We Worry / Prognostications Desk Media reporting tends inexplicably to focus on national poll numbers, when the race will ultimately be decided by state-level votes in a half dozen or so battlegrounds. The national numbers are useful only for assessing a candidate’s general level of support, which might maybe possibly help predict how toss-up […]

The license plate wars

The Ohio license plate says “Birthplace of Aviation” because the Wright brothers were from Ohio and developed their airplane designs there. The North Carolina plate says “First in Flight” because the Wright brothers’ first powered flight took place on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Now, I’m not saying that either state has a better […]