Let me say publicly that DonBoy’s answer exudes a combination of intuitive genius and confidence that make me think DonBoy is going to do big things in his life. -- Steven D. Levitt (Freakonomics blog)
Sunday, November 07, 2004
Josh Marshall is looking for "the most ludicrous overstatements of the scope of the president's victory", and mentions Bush's own description of it as a "broad nationwide victory".
I don't know if Josh meant it this way, but considering that there's a swath of blue, a couple of hundred miles wide at the narrowest point, running down the entire Western edge of the map, that statement is surprisingly false at the most literal level.