Tag: projections

Rove’s Electoral Projections Were Realistic-ish!

Nobody quite knew what to make of Karl Rove's very aggressive election night projections, but it seemed safe to conclude that he was trying to mess with Barack Obama in a very sinister and subtle way. People feared that...

Liveblogging The 8:00 (ET!) Wave Of Unimportant Results

The only question we have for this latest batch of states is: will Maryland stay in the Democratic column? What? Exactly. Now let's watch the CNN people eagerly discuss how there will not be projections re: Florida or Pennsylvania...

Bizarro Bradley Effect Shocker: Voters Secretly Refuse To Support Republican Candidates

Through the magic of his math and numbers, Nate Silver has proved conclusively that modern American voters have a very secret shameful prejudice they will only indulge in the privacy of the polling booth: they do not like Republicans....

That FiveThirtyEight Guy On ‘The Colbert Report’

Hey look who was on The Colbert Report last night -- everybody's new secret boyfriend, the esteemed baseball stats dork Nate Silver! He calls John McCain the Seattle Pilots, which is apparently funny? The point is, if this guy...