Jacob Kaplan-Moss

12 items tagged โ€œelection2008โ€

๐Ÿ“Œ The Inauguration of President Barack Obama - The Big Picture - Boston.com

As expected, The Big Picture wins for best coverage of the inauguration. I love the interplay between the close-up press access photos and the crowds of people watching in person and on TV around the world. #

๐Ÿ“Œ MPR: Challenged ballots: You be the judge #
๐Ÿ“Œ November 4th, 2008 (JPG) #
๐Ÿ“Œ FiveThirtyEight: Ten Reasons Why You Should Ignore Exit Polls

Iโ€™ll try, Nate, but ... can I just peek a little bit? Just once or twice? #

๐Ÿ“Œ FiveThirtyEight.com: The Big Empty

As far as Iโ€™m concerned this is the big story of the election. Win or lose, Obama is in this thing because of his campaignโ€™s amazing ground game. #

๐Ÿ“Œ QDN: Even GOP operatives think she's unprepared

Listen to the clip. Itโ€™s... just... wow. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Rene Wanner's Poster Page / Shepard Fairey posters for Barack Obama

All the parodies in one place. #

๐Ÿ“Œ infochimps.org: Map of Newspaper Endorsements for 2008 US Election

Wow, thatโ€™s gorgeous. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Presidential Endorsements 2008

In 2004 I wrote a little tool to track presidential endorsements; Iโ€™ve updated it for this election. Even more lopsided this time around. #

๐Ÿ“Œ How Nate Silver Went From Forecasting Baseball Games to Forecasting Elections -- New York Magazine

FiveThirtyEight has firmly wedged its way into the small list of sites I read obsessively. #

๐Ÿ“Œ Talking Points Memo | Trying to Snuff Out the Flame #
๐Ÿ“Œ Alice Walker on Obama | Views | TheRoot.com

Alice Walkerโ€™s wonderful endorsement of Obama: โ€œIf Obama were in any sense mediocre, he would be forgotten by now. He is, in fact, a remarkable human being, not perfect but humanly stunning, like King was and like Mandela is.โ€ #