Andrew Jackson was the first president to claim that the desires of the public overrode Congress's constitutional prerogatives. Virtually every president since Jackson has claimed the mantle, even while lacking two ingredients of an electoral mandate: a landslide victory and a specific agenda. Ron Fournier
Indeed, it was largely the clubbiness of the Washington village press corps that let Nixon get away with Watergate and still win his landslide in 1972. Rick Perlstein
In the executive branch, winning by a whisker is as good as winning in a landslide, but not so in the Senate. Lincoln Chafee
I love drugs, but I hate hangovers, and the hatred of the hangover wins by a landslide every time. Margaret Cho
And it sends an important message to me, because I am sick to death to hear my opponent saying Republicans don't trust me. They do trust me, in landslide proportions, and they're proving it tonight. We're going to bury that for good. Ben Nighthorse Campbell