Tag Archives: John McCain

Silly Political Science For Silly Season: Obama’s 2008 Deficit With Dog Owners

At The Monkey Cage, John Sides frivolously posts a Daily Show clip in which Jon Stewart jokes about reading political science journals as a lead-in to mocking the silly season “tornado of idiocy” that was last week’s campaign 2012 kerfuffle … Continue reading

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Fun With Descriptive Statistics About Media Coverage Of The Senate

With George Washington University’s finals week fast approaching, I spent this afternoon hunkered down in the basement computer lab of Gelman library in order to finish up the data set I am putting together for my Legislative Politics research paper. … Continue reading

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Unsubstantiated Journalistic Assertion Watch

In his article on President Obama’s deft ability to run an attack-oriented campaign operation without getting labeled a negative campaigner, Politico’s Ben Smith tried to place Obama in a historical perspective, noting how common place negative campaigning is in presidential … Continue reading

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