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To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Thursday, June 30, 2022

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Down With Political Prognostications

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BY FROMA HARROP Political sages turn today’s polling and past voter behavior into confident predictions about upcoming elections. That’s their job. But fortune-tellers may do nearly as well, especially when the vote takes place months in the future. Public sentiment can shift on a dime, and in any case, isn’t always properly measured. You know […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.