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Spin patrol: Pundits were wrong, but didn’t say it

Watching the analysis of Tuesday’s stunner on the Dem side of the New Hampshire primary, what I most wanted was to hear one of the bigfoot pundits say: “We were all wrong. We didn’t see this coming. The polls misled us.

Spin patrol: The best and worst on Iowa results

Just watched several hours of CNN coverage of the Iowa results. I know I’m supposed to hate it all, but mostly pretty decent, methinks. I was looking for spin, from the candidates and their spokesters, plus the best and worst of the analysis.

Iowa caucuses 101: What you need to know

By Eric Black | Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008
When the results of the Iowa caucuses come in Thursday night, activists, pundits and political scientists will offer up their theories about what happened.