Political Prognosticators Nash and Taggart make predictions at November 5 Forum

Jere Nash and Andy Taggart, who are seen weekly on WLBT‘s Red/Blue Review and have written books on Mississippi politics, were the featured presenters on the Monday before election day.  Well-known for their political insights,  Nash, the Democrat, offered that perspective and Taggart, the Republican, countered with his observations.  Here are links to sample media coverage of the event:

(Geoff Pender Blog, Clarion-Ledger) – Each predicted a win for their candidate — no surprise.  But each questioned the veracity of recent polling.  Nash said one question Tuesday’s election will answer is  whether (New York times FiveThirtyEight statistician and blogger) Nate Silver is “a genius or a charlatan.”  Taggart said he’s not ruling out a Romney win in Ohio — although he said Romney can win without it — and that could result in a Romney landslide. He said polls showing majorities believe the country is headed in the wrong direction are most telling.  Nash listed a top-10 reasons Romney will lose, with No. 1 being, “Mitt Romney,” and said Obama has controlled the campaign dialogue. More…

(Mississippi Business Journal, Business Blog) – Political analysts Andy Taggart and Jere Nash comment at the Stennis Capitol Press luncheon about Tuesday’s 2011 Mississippi primary elections. Watch the video… 

(Capitol Blog with Bobby Harrison) – Republican political strategist Andy Taggart predicted at Monday’s Mississippi State University  Stennis Institute of Government/capitol press corps luncheon that for the first time since the 1800s more people would vote Tuesday in the Republican primary than in the Democratic primary. If that occurs... More…

(Mississippi Business Journal, Magnolia Marketplace blog) –   Political analysts Andy Taggart and Jere Nash did not agree on many things at Monday’s Stennis Capitol Press Corps luncheon.  More…

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