Long before Mike Huckabee stunned Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucuses and Hillary Clinton made a dramatic comeback to beat Barack Obama in the New Hampshire primaries, Charlie Cook predicted that the 2008 national elections would be the wackiest in recent memory.
“This is the weirdest political environment that I’ve ever seen,” he said at a Dec. 14 lecture at the Lincoln Center’s Lowenstein Center 12th-floor lounge. “What we all do is we study the past, looking for patterns and trends and things, and it’s usually very helpful. This year I think it’s better to go with that slogan from Alcoholics Anonymous, ‘Take it one day at a time.’”
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