This has been a wild ride, but it's hardly unprecedented. In 2008, Huckabee won Iowa, and then McCain won by 37% in New Hampshire with Huckabee far behind. And so on.
It might be the most volatile in the polls, but that's not what I was responding to. You were talking about a single candidate (Newt) surging quickly. That happens alot.
"Yes I read the 9th [amendment]. It doesn't say **** about abortion." -Jamesrage
"We all of us know down here that politics is a tough game. And I don't think there's any point in being Irish if you don't know that the world is going to break your heart eventually."-Daniel Patrick Moynihan, December 5, 1963
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Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville
"Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence." - Dr. Carl Sagan
Anyone post his most recent ad yet?
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AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.