USA Today wrote yesterday that in this supposed Year of the Republican Woman, the number of women in the US House of Representatives is likely to actually decline. You don't say?
Fortunately, you were all aware of that likelihood, having carefully read all my blogging on the topic. But here's something that I haven't written (and that you wouldn't guess from that USA Today article): the percentage of women among the House Democrats will probably go up
Thank goodness Paul Loscocco finally did something interesting enough to write about, so I can have fun with his name. (Side note: If the Flaherty/Yoon "ticket" was called Floon, then the independent governor ticket was "Cacocco".)
What he did, of course, was humiliate his running-mate Tim Cahill by bailing on him a month before election day to endorse another candidate -- specifically, the one he originally wanted to be running-mate for, but who turned him away: Charlie Baker.