Of the 86 elections that we made calls on the morning of November 4th, 2008, only 6 (the Senate election in Minnesota, and the Presidential elections in Florida, Indiana, Missouri, North Carolina and North Dakota) featured contests in which the trailing candidate had a 25 percent or better chance of prevailing. The outcome of this election remains more uncertain than that of at least 90 percent of other elections, even if it’s less uncertain than it was 24 hours ago.
There aren't words to describe how agonizing this was for us in some cases, because there are Democrats in the Senate we genuinely love, whose photos are on our Hall of Heroes. “Say it ain't so, Evan”…”Tell us it's not true, . These are but a handful of reasons why the citizens of MA have become energized and are coming out in support of Scott Brown, and why many others around the country have done everything possible to help his candidacy. . Guest Passes let you share your photos that aren't public. Anyone can see your public photos anytime, whether they're a Flickr member or not. But! If you want to share photos marked as friends, family or private, use a Guest Pass. . I do care that my family will be materially hurt by it being killed, and the GOP doesn't seem to give the slightest crap about that. And neither do you, so long as you can score your political points. January 18, 2010 7:24 PM; Swiff said. . The people around Scott Brown in the photos seem to be smiling broadly, the photos of people in Coakley crowds much less so. I would imagine that fairly soon someone with facial recognition software will be able to plot this and .
People are acting, however, as though 25 percent is the same as zero percent. And — as disappointing as it might be to be in this position — obviously it is not. This is not some basketball game where the score suddenly became Brown 75, Coakley 25; a 25 percent chance of winning means, quite literally, 25 percent.