Nate Silver correctly predicts all 50 states. So much for "oversampling"

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    So after an election season where conservatives were vehement that the polls were overly favorable to Obama, and that they knew more about sampling than actual statisticians, we now know that they were wrong.

    The biggest target they had was Nate Silver. Nate correctly predicted the outcome of every single state this time around, but unfortunately, I'm sure he will again be a target for conservatives whenever his models don't tell them what they want to hear.

    Not my words, but I totally co-sign them.
     
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    Nate Silver is a genius!
     
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    Nate Silver teabagged the teabaggers tonight.
     
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    It must really suck for Republicans tonight to be met with such reality so suddenly. To realize that they've been wrong about basically everything.

    I really hope they take a look at themselves and make the necessary adjustments.
     
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    It looks like he is going to nail the popular vote too.
     
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    Me too, but I don't see that happening in the near future. The rot is too deep.
     
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    I predicted Obama with 332 in the EC with around 52% of the vote. Obama will only get 51%.


    http://www.usmessageboard.com/election-forums/248424-obama-is-cruising-19.html#post6268926

    And yea, I'm tootin my own horn. :lol:
     
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    geauxtohell Choose your weapon.

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    *Skewed
     
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    I guess Hillary's going to have to teach them another lesson in '16 then.
     

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