The Duck of Minerva

The Duck Quacks at Twilight

Explain this to me, and use small words because I’m pretty stupid

November 6, 2008

Last time I checked, 7M is twice as large as 3.5M. Therefore, if a 3.5M margin of victory is somehow a ‘mandate’, wouldn’t it stand to reason that 7M is twice as emphatic a mandate? Or if nothing else, falls into the category of ‘mandate’? I’m not saying that every conceivable progressive policy should now be rammed through, but let’s be realistic here about what we saw Tuesday night.

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