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Nate Silver’s disdain for Politico is just another reason why I like him
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By Pat Cunningham
June 19, 2013 5:15 p.m.



 

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A few weeks after the election of last November, I wrote THIS:

[S]ome political pundits don’t like polling analyst Nate Silver (above). They don’t appreciate how he uses mathematical analysis to read the political tea leaves while they depend on non-scientific analysis based largely on their schmoozing with supposedly knowledgeable sources.

Silver seems to think most pundits are full of crap. And, of course, he made a lot of them look bad when he correctly predicted the outcome of presidential balloting in each of the 50 states while they promoted the neck-and-neck meme to the very end.

Shortly before the election, Politico.com ...

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