Election 2014: Morning-After Observations

The national media took a while to form their narrative about Election 2014. Was it a Republican wave? Maybe a tropical storm? Did they have a mandate? Was it anti-Obama or anti-incumbent? Not all of the coverage was enlightening, but here’s some thoughts on last night. – Nate Silver was wrong. We’ve entered new territory. 2012 was full of unskewed-poll talk for Republicans, where they believed Nate Silver and other pollsters were underselling their turnout. Turns out Silver and crew were right. However in 2014, the pollsters were wrong on…