Humble prediction

Niki Tsongas will easily defeat Jim Ogonowski. I know this because Democrats have been winning special elections rather easily since the midterms – this month they took the seat of Delaware’s retiring GOP majority leader (in the state House) and an Orlando-area state House seat. I follow this crap not because I’m pedantic* but because I’m genuinely curious as to whether the Democrats’ popularity or momentum is actually flagging. It really isn’t. The president and the war are incredibly unpopular and will be until the (I’m guessing) the Obama inaugural.

*I, however, am