Nate Silver, the geeky statistician who is singlehandedly dismantling the myth of Mitt-mentum

When Charles Foster Kane takes one final look back at his tumultuous life, he encapsulates it in a single, immortal word: “Rosebud”. In years to come, when Mitt Romney takes a look back at this tumultuous election campaign, I suspect he may very well do the same. Except he will not speak of a cherished object, but a person: “Poblano.” Full Story »

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Sirajul Islam
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by Sirajul Islam - Oct. 30, 2012

A real good piece written by Dan Hodges and published by The Telegraph of U.K. It's about a person who has been articulated as a 'sabermetrician and political psephologist' by Dan, and he perhaps right in claiming that he 'has done more to influence the 2012 presidential election than other political analysts and commentator. The story is insightful and provides many links and references that are really hard to deny.

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CM Dugan
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by CM Dugan - Oct. 27, 2012

SUMMARY: The Telegraph does a profile on NY Times’ Nate Silver aka Poblano, the man behind the FiveThrityEight blog, a blog that has been conducting stats on the 2012 presidential race WHAT’S NEW: A interesting profile into someone who might not be wildly known, but often read. BALANCE: Profile piece; there really isn’t another view point to discuss. Though those on the right disagree with his stats, despite being accurate in the past. TRANSPARENCY: The articles provides of insight and facts to make to make it easy not to question it’s transparency.

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Jethro Smith
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by Jethro Smith - Oct. 29, 2012

Yes" this is good jounalism . The topics in the news are discussed and have accurate information from out side sources.

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