Tag: math and numbers

Terrifying Numbers-Wizard Nate Silver Predicts Electoral College; Future Elections To Be Replaced By Math

Good morning, America! Does this map look familiar to you? Of course it does, it's the map appearing on every newspaper website in the country, indicating which party won all the various states in the Electoral College...

Fox News Starting To Get A Wee Bit Cocky

Here is a map from an "election forecasting model" that the Fox News sent out to America, and your Editrix found it on the Twitter and shared it in the Secret Wonkette Chat Room, for panic-laughs. But seriously, Fox...

ALSO WE CALLED HER A 'CONTEMPTIBLE TRAMP,' BUT OUR STYLE GUIDE PREFERS 'BRAZEN HUSSY': "A preview of the Republican primary for governor in South Carolina in the June 6 A-section incorrectly said that ‘several men' have alleged that one...

Michele Bachmann Will Have Lots of Free Time To Investigate the Anti-Americans

Dingbat embarrassment Michele Bachmann has blabbed her way into a losing battle to keep her congressional seat in Minnesota's 6th District. The new polls are out, and they say Batshit Bachmann is down three points. The sixth-level druid Elwyn...

New Freakout Numbers: Obama 53%, McCain 39%

New poll! From Pew, the liberal educated poll robot. Likely voters: 53% for Obama, 39% for McCain. The "Other/Don't Know" crowd is down to 8%, or below the threshold of mattering one way or the other -- in the...

Big Obama Lead In Ohio, Pennsylvania, Minnesota

This morning's numbers are grim on Wall Street but pretty good for Mr. Hopey. Obama's leading 49-42 in Ohio, 50-40 in Pennsylvania, and, uh, 55-37 in Minnesota. Over at FiveThirtyEight.com, the current projection is 340 electoral votes for Barry...

Obama Winning In Pennsylvania, Ohio … Florida?

Ho ho, here's more of those "encouraging polls" you people love so much: Barack Obama is leading in a trio of states often seen as pretty important to these presidential elections. In the bitter land of Pennsylvania, Hopey leads...