Perspective

Harper’s Index (subcription required):

Portion of Barack Obama supporters who said in April that they would not vote for Hillary Clinton if she became the nominee: 1/5

Portion of Clinton supporters who said this about Obama: 1/4

Percentage of John McCain supporters in March 2000 who said they would not vote for George W. Bush: 51

Percentage who said this in October 2000: 39

Number of the last four general elections in which the nominee who served in an overseas war lost to the one who didn’t: 4

Number of these election in which the loser was  a decorated war hero: 3

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