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The Reliability of Polls - and Polling Experts

wsmith-84 Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 1:06 AM
Mudbrain says: "Only a demoshill like you considers the NY Times to be anything but a prog propaganda piece, wsmith." You seem to judge the veracity of EVERYTHING based on the source, not on the actual data. You lack the basic ability to distinguish reality from fantasy. Let me be as diplomatic as possible - YOU-ARE-AN-IDIOT!
There has been just about one constant up for discussion in an electoral season filled with tumultuous polling: Nate Silver.

Nate Silver is the statistician and poll-watching guru who rose to prominence in 2008 by developing a poll aggregation model that correctly predicted 49 of 50 states in that year's presidential contest. He has since been hired by the New York Times and gained more prominence with his up-to-the-minute analysis on new polls and the state of the presidential race.

Conservatives have attacked Silver relentlessly for his model that predicts that President Obama with a 70%+ chance to win...