The pundits have proven much better than quixotic candidates at making electoral predictions. And two highly reliable sources, Cook Political Report and Sabato’s Crystal Ball, say only one of Wisconsin’s eight congressional seats is even possibly in play.
Modern information technology is transforming society so fast that what was cutting-edge yesterday seems quaint today. Increasingly sophisticated communication methods are being used in all spheres, including politics.
Ryan’s challenger, Rob Zerban, thinks events are breaking his way. He notes that Ryan’s ascent into the national limelight has focused attention on his controversial budget proposals: “People are seeing a side of Paul Ryan they’ve never seen before.”