Why The Jobs Report Won’t Change The Presidential Race

Posted by | September 7, 2012 11:07 | Filed under: Top Stories

It’s the status quo, but not a win or loss for either side.

What the political science models tell us is that those economic circumstances point to a close race, with perhaps a slight advantage for the president (depending on which model you look at). Which in turn means that campaign-level factors, from the quality and frequency of ads to get-out-the-vote operations to, yes, the effects of the conventions, could all be important. The bottom line of today’s jobs report is mainly just to keep that dynamic in place.

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By: Alan

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.

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