The Corner

The Redskins Rule

When they lose the last home game before an election, maybe it doesn’t mean that the incumbent party loses the election. Maybe it means that the party that won the popular vote last time will lose it this time. That rule is just as consistent with the data, right?

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.