How Donald Trump talks about a mass shooting depends on its political utility.


In 2012, young white voters voted 30 points more GOP than young voters, but only 13 points more Dem than whites.


If you're curious, here's why the polls out today are such bad news for Clinton.


Why today is poised to be the most important day of the campaign, by the numbers.


Sunday

Sun, 10:43 pm

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Donald Trump's full economic plan only (theoretically) gets to 3.5 percent growth, though he pledged 4.


Sun, 6:48 pm

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Stuart Stevens explains how to prepare for a presidential debate, should you ever need to do so.


Sun, 10:03 am

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White voters in 2012 went for Romney. This year, the white vote is split along two fault lines.


Sun, 9:15 am

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Hillary Clinton doesn't seem to be the boon for gun sales that Obama was. Mass shootings still are, though.


Saturday

Sat, 11:29 am

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Fortune 100 CEO contributions

Romney: 30+

Non-Trump GOP primary candidates: 19

Clinton: 11

Trump: 0


Friday

Fri, 11:39 pm

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Australia moves around so much that it breaks GPS.


Fri, 11:04 pm

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This is dumb mostly because the glasses should record constantly, only saving at the tap of a button.


Fri, 5:01 pm

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If you haven't read this yet, it's a great explanation of why polls can vary.


Fri, 2:49 pm

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In 2012, only five states saw changes in polling average leads after Aug. 1.


Fri, 2:46 pm

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Trump advisor heads to Moscow right before the convention, laments the "hypocritical" focus of the West on "democratization."


Fri, 1:36 pm

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It's hard to imagine what this must feel like for a family member to observe.


Fri, 1:06 pm

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Donald Trump keeps trying to make nice with Ted Cruz.


Fri, 10:58 am

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Since March 1, a pattern: Big Clinton lead, fade back to even, three times. But why?


Thursday

Thu, 9:34 pm

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The colors used on the most popular websites.


Thu, 9:05 pm

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In the 1970s, God had a bit too much wine and was like but what if a spider were a disco ball.


Thu, 8:53 pm

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Giphy GIF'd a bunch of things from the National Archives.


Thu, 8:06 pm

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Very surprised to learn that people aren't watching as much video as people assumed.

Via @margarita. [ Also from @margarita. ]


Thu, 6:45 pm

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A terrific look at the most sampled song in the world.


Thu, 6:38 pm

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Multiple New Yorkers kicked the pressure-cooker bomb on 27th, just because.

Via @jonswaine. [ Also from @jonswaine. ]


Thu, 4:58 pm

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DJTJ (aka Donald Trump Jr.) likes to post on hunting messageboards.


Thu, 4:48 pm

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Sanders supporters heavily bail for a third party candidate in polling -- but so do non-Trump primary Republicans.


Thu, 2:01 pm

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Part two of how the presidential field efforts are run: Clinton edition.


Thu, 12:00 pm

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Trump has gained!

1. Can he keep going?
2. Can he overcome the lopsided map?
3. Hmm? Can he?


Thu, 9:19 am

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I wrote about the "blacks wouldn't be racist if they had jobs" Trump lady.


Thu, 7:40 am

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I feel like this contains some inaccuracies.


Wednesday

Wed, 10:55 pm

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Now that I'm done driving, some exciting news: I wrote about stop-and-frisk.


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