Tag Archives: Nate Silver pollster

lined with silver: the goodness of fit

Conservative pundits hate Nate Silver, but rhetoric as the election proved, is no match for science. And polling is a science and Silver nailed it. He has changed the optic on how we take the pulse of our politics and … Continue reading

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good morning little schoolgirl

…or boy. happy days are here again. To see Ed Koch doing a video for Barack Obama 2012 is almost a jumping the shark moment. To see this uncle Festus derivative with the prop of a Jewish menorah is slimy … Continue reading

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tough without a gun

David Maraniss, as a takeaway in his biography of Obama, sets the context for an implied view of Obama as a man who operates on the premise that there are no inner core values to be disconcerted about. In this … Continue reading

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2 minute warning

According to Nate Silver, there is approximately a one seventh chance of Romney getting the presidency. The statistical equivalent of being down by a field goal with three minutes to play. Maybe being down by a run with two outs … Continue reading

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sign of the times

The Sign Museum in Ohio¬† as sign of the times….The love of looking back but an equal fascination with what Joseph Schumpeter called the creative destruction of capitalism. And if there is anything Americans dislike, its the status-quo, albeit the … Continue reading

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coke or pepsi?

Who is more dishonest, the Left or the Right? If Nate Silver was polling this scientifically, he would likely -19 times out of 20 with 5% deposit refundable on the empties- call it leaning with a qualified toss-up. It ultimately … Continue reading

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