Originally Posted by Rain Man
I think this has been the case in a lot of elections. When Nixon beat McGovern or when Reagan beat Mondale, I don't think we had a lot of swing states. So all it means is that one candidate is much stronger. Americans don't like that, so it would swing back eventually, or in a more extreme case the more powerful party would eventually splinter.
I also think it's likely that they would be rolling out some terrible candidates, which would put some weird places in play that might not have been in the past.
Absolutely power would definitely lead to complacency.