Away from environment or food politics to real politics. Republicans have been making an all out assault on Senators holding seats in Red States. Smart strategy, but the assumption that they will hold the house may still be up in the air. In football, there are games known as ‘trap games’, meaning a team favored to win over a weaker opponent overlooks that opponent because they have their focus on the following week, where the game may be more closely matched. So, are the Republicans making a serious mistake on house races that they are overlooking? Could be a crazy election. Nate Silver’s take:
Here’s what a Presidential Veto Pen looks like. It will be used a lot in the next two years.