Polling can be as fickle as the weather

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Here’s an interesting graph from a journal article published by two professors at the University of New Hampshire. They found that while opinions of both Republicans and Democrats about the existence and cause of climate change are relatively stable, the opinions of independents on anthropogenic climate change, sampled in a series of 5,000 interviews over […]

Full Falmouth recording

Here’s the full tape of Governor Paul LePage’s remarks at the event in Falmouth: Much of the speech is rhetoric we’ve heard before, but there are more interesting statements that deserve some explanation or commentary, and many more strange statistics and anecdotes that could use some heavy fact checking. I’ve spent enough time on this […]