According to the latest Gallup poll, a record 40% of Americans identified themselves as political independents last year. More identified themselves as Democrats (31%) than as Republicans (27%). There is no word yet whether this information has helped Republicans get a clue.
In other news, state prosecutors in Norway decided to allow Anders Behring Breivik to receive visitors in detention, beginning tomorrow. It’s possible that the Butcher of Utøya will be giving interviews to the media.
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