SmartPolitics: Democrats Enduring Nightmarish Presidential Election Slide in 4 States.

Holy crap. And don't dismiss this - esp. if you're accepting of the 'big tent' philosophy of the progressive wing. You can be elitist and lose, instead. In this, the popular vote is healthier for the country as a whole than the Electoral College. I see Nate Silver is pointing at 'lack of education' ... don't be fooled. We need these people. If we're not going to defend public education effectively, we need to be able to talk to and energize the less-well-educated and win them back to our side. A strategy that has worked in NM: "Tell me, what have you done for me lately?" Tends to swing ballots.