Republican candidate loses election? Quick! Somebody blame the polls!
In a post HERE just yesterday, I celebrated the first anniversary of a presidential election that embarrassed various conservative commentators who had boldly predicted that the polls were all wrong about which candidate was likely to win.
Republicans can get pretty weird about the subject of polls — perhaps mainly because good polls are scientific enterprises, and GOPers are suspicious of all science. (Global-warming science? It’s a hoax perpetrated by manic tree-huggers. Evolution science? It’s a godless scheme that flies in the face of scriptural wisdom.)
In the wake of Tuesday’s gubernatorial election in Virginia, Chris LaCivita, an operative for ...