There’s a lot of talk about the race being close. That’s a good thing. Folks need to think that way. Some polls do indeed have the candidates somewhat neck and neck in the popular vote, and Obama supporters should indeed want a popular vote victory.
But we’ve also got to remember what really matters in this messed up system of ours: the electoral college.
I spend a good chunk of time on fivethirtyeight.com watching it all. I highly recommend checking it out.