The hypothesis that Wisconsinites are “persuadable” and “up for grabs” in the presidential election is a reasonable one, Rogers writes, but one should not take that characterization as suggesting they are easily swayed by superficial things.
That distinctive downward point in the hairline of Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney's running mate, may be a sign of bigger things to come. Research shows a widow's peak is a plus in politics. It certainly didn't hurt President Reagan.
Wisconsin recall election between Gov. Scott Walker (R) and Tom Barrett (D) enters its last furious week. It is a proving ground for the themes and players of the national election in November, analysts say.