The Corner

Nail Biter

Jay Cost is a brilliant numbers guy. On Election Day 2004, it was his analyses that kept me relaxed and confident of a GOP win despite the exit polls. (Kathryn and others may recall our exchanges here in the Corner as it got down to the wire.)

What is Jay saying now?

On a good night, I see the Democrats picking up 23 to 27. On a bad night, I see them picking up only 11 to 15. On an average night, well…19 is not terribly far from the estimate I have had in my mind for a while.

More here.

Clifford D. MayClifford D. May is an American journalist and editor. He is the president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a conservative policy institute created shortly after the 9/11 attacks, ...


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