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LibLink: Mark Pack’s five lessons from the US election

I’ve long suspected that the Voice’s Mark Pack doesn’t need to sleep and his clear thinking after a long electoral night kind of backs up my theory. As my neural pathways crumble from lack of sleep, he has already put together five lessons we should learn from both Obama’s win and Romney’s loss.

He talks about the important of the non white male vote. While Romney might have done well amongst white men, he lost many other important groups of voters, including women, who make up the majority.

Mark also made a good point about the many emails which came out of …

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  • User AvatarSimon Banks 23rd Sep - 7:13pm
    There is some truth in this: obviously in a crisis, or at a fundamental turning point, engagement will increase. But I can't see how someone...
  • User AvatarSarah Noble 23rd Sep - 6:47pm
    Dav, I distinctly remember the No2AV mailshot having a picture of Nick Clegg with the fees pledge on the front.
  • User AvatarAndrew Page 23rd Sep - 6:39pm
    A "narrow escape"? I think that's going too far. Salmond has, after all, been First Minister for seven years. It was an unnecessary and undignified...
  • User Avatarhireton 23rd Sep - 6:37pm
    Is this the Michael Moore who said : "So far we have not yet heard a convincing argument that says you should change the basis...
  • User AvatarSesenco 23rd Sep - 6:23pm
    The way I look at it is that anyone who is subject to the jurisdiction of an elected public body should be entitled to elect...
  • User AvatarJohnTilley 23rd Sep - 6:05pm
    A week is a long time in politics -- but is it long enough for Nick Clegg and Danny Alexander to overcome their fundaental differences...