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Stick a fork in it?

October 11, 2008

Yesterday I wrote in an email to a conservative blogger that I thought that McCain still had a fighting chance. I don’t think so any more.

I suppose enough slime might make this thing close. An al Qaeda intervention, or some other exogenous shock, might even salvage McCain’s position.

But I’ll be very surprised if Obama doesn’t win this thing, and win it convincingly.

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Daniel H. Nexon is a Professor at Georgetown University, with a joint appointment in the Department of Government and the School of Foreign Service. His academic work focuses on international-relations theory, power politics, empires and hegemony, and international order. He has also written on the relationship between popular culture and world politics.