The Democratic race plunged into more confusion and dysfunction after New Hampshire as Joe Biden summoned his pony soldier army and “Senator Next Door” Amy Klobuchar is finally making fetch happen. Longtime progressive political analyst Ruy Teixeira deconstructs the Democratic race while Arizona Republic columnist Robert Robb does a deep dive into the Grand Canyon State. All this plus the Ad of the Week, only on the Horse Race!

 

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  1. Arahant Member

    That commercial is very, very good.

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    • February 13, 2020, at 5:01 AM PST
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  2. colleenb Member
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    Still can’t decide if I like the podcast or not. Again felt too much time spent on what will happen – looking at polling, etc – rather than analysing what has happened. The best part is watching the ads and hearing the analysis. Agree with @Arahant that its a good ad – and I love the very subtle anti-gay jabs about decorative brick and colored lights. So subtle that I think they can get away with it. 

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    • February 13, 2020, at 11:36 AM PST
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  3. RufusRJones Member

    colleenb (View Comment):

    Still can’t decide if I like the podcast or not. Again felt too much time spent on what will happen – looking at polling, etc – rather than analysing what has happened. The best part is watching the ads and hearing the analysis. Agree with @Arahant that its a good ad – and I love the very subtle anti-gay jabs about decorative brick and colored lights. So subtle that I think they can get away with it.

    He’s a smart guy. Just skip the parts about predictions. I generally dislike listening two election and electorate predictions.

    He cohosted two shows on Breitbart news tonight last week. It was really good.

     

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    • February 13, 2020, at 12:53 PM PST
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  4. Blue Yeti Admin

    RufusRJones (View Comment):

    colleenb (View Comment):

    Still can’t decide if I like the podcast or not. Again felt too much time spent on what will happen – looking at polling, etc – rather than analysing what has happened. The best part is watching the ads and hearing the analysis. Agree with @Arahant that its a good ad – and I love the very subtle anti-gay jabs about decorative brick and colored lights. So subtle that I think they can get away with it.

    He’s a smart guy. Just skip the parts about predictions. I generally dislike listening two election and electorate predictions.

    He cohosted two shows on Breitbart news tonight last week. It was really good.

     

    Not sure I understand these comments. All he’s saying is “here’s who I think is going to win NV and SC and here’s why” like any sportscaster would about an upcoming game.

    Henry is a political prognosticator and we are in the midst of a Presidential election. Of course he is going to discuss the upcoming contests. That’s why the show is called The Horse Race. 

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    • February 13, 2020, at 4:01 PM PST
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  5. RufusRJones Member

    Blue Yeti (View Comment):

    RufusRJones (View Comment):

    colleenb (View Comment):

    Still can’t decide if I like the podcast or not. Again felt too much time spent on what will happen – looking at polling, etc – rather than analysing what has happened. The best part is watching the ads and hearing the analysis. Agree with @Arahant that its a good ad – and I love the very subtle anti-gay jabs about decorative brick and colored lights. So subtle that I think they can get away with it.

    He’s a smart guy. Just skip the parts about predictions. I generally dislike listening two election and electorate predictions.

    He cohosted two shows on Breitbart news tonight last week. It was really good.

    Not sure I understand these comments. All he’s saying is “here’s who I think is going to win NV and SC and here’s why” like any sportscaster would about an upcoming game.

    Henry is a political prognosticator and we are in the midst of a Presidential election. Of course he is going to discuss the upcoming contests. That’s why the show is called The Horse Race.

    One of the prior ones had a straight interview. I mean all of this generally, it’s not some hard rule. I guess more to the point I only like listening to people that are really good at it and are professionals, which he is.

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    • February 13, 2020, at 11:41 PM PST
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  6. colleenb Member
    colleenb Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    I understand that Mr. Olsen is going to deal with a certain amount of looking ahead. I actually enjoyed the interview on Arizona and getting that background on am important state. I guess I just think that polling in general shouldn’t be trusted too much or have too important a part in the podcast or in political discussions. Like I say I’m still on the fence – some parts are excellent and others just seem to be the same old “let’s look at polling and try to guess what’s going to happen even though we know the polling has not been all that great in the past.” Is that clearer Blue Yeti or are you just nodding your head and saying hmmm while looking at your phone. Wait are you my husband?? 

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    • February 14, 2020, at 7:34 AM PST
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  7. RufusRJones Member

    Trust me you want him to have a podcast here. I think I heard five hours of him last week. He’s excellent.

    I have to admit I’m kind of overzealous about who and when I listen to about election analysis, election predictions, and electorate analysis. I heard Ned Ryun this morning on Breitbart and it was really interesting and really good. There is a member here that is notorious for talking about it all the time, and it makes me a little sensitive to being constructive about it.

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    • February 14, 2020, at 7:38 AM PST
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