So whose election prediction was worst?

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    I mean in the media, not here. We have about a 100 rightwinger tie for worst prediction here.

    I nominate Karl Rove. Anyone worse you can think of?
     
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    Unskewed.com, followed by Dick Morris. Rove is a distant third to those clowns.
     
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    barone was pretty bad, which surprised me. Gallup was closest with obama at 1%?

    morris, the kiss of death....
     
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    I think every media outlet got it majorly wrong. I don't think anyone predicted that this election would be won so easily.
     
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    Those three were the worst, but the whole "liberal media" was pretty bad. CNN spent great effort contorting itself into proclaiming the solid Obama lead was actually a tie. The whole damn media was like that.
     
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    Mine was the worst. No point denying that
     
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    Gasbag...easily. Wrong on EVERY count.
     
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    Nate Silver did. I wouldn't have been so cocky if I didn't believe in that dude's numbers.

    Romney was facing less than 10% chances.
     

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