What Do We Learn from the 6th District Result?

    There are some things that even $30 million can’t buy.  Expenditures in that range failed to secure victory for Democrats in the special election to fill Tom Price’s congressional seat.  The millions spent between the April primary and the June 20 second...

Karen Handel and the New England Patriots

  Although I know nothing about her sports team loyalties, I suspect that GOP 6th U.S. Congressional District candidate Karen Handel is a Falcons fan. But she now finds herself needing to replicate the New England Patriots’ furious fourth quarter rally if she is...

Georgia’s Voter Turnout in Primary Runoffs

  Like it or not, Georgia requires that partisan nominees get a majority of the vote.  When no candidate polls a majority, the top two finishers compete in a runoff.  The state has had this requirement in place for more than half a century. When a runoff is...

The Irony of Hillary’s Firewall

The descent has been less spectacular than that experienced by Jeb Bush, but Hillary Clinton has gone from heir apparent to street scrapper fighting desperately to claim what she thought to be her birthright. A photo finish in Iowa followed by a blowout loss in New...

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