Nate Silver

Colbert Joins Palin In Endorsing Hog Castrating Iowa GOP Senate Candidate
Stephen Colbert is ready to go "whole hog" behind Iowa Republican Senate candidate and proud hog castrator, Joni Ernst. Read more...
Silver's models accurately predicted Obama's easy cruise to re-election last year, despite being dismissed by supporters of his Republican rival, Mitt Romney, as biased and partisan. Read more...
Nate Silver: POLITICO Covers Politics Like Sports, ‘But Not In An Intelligent Way’ Read more...
"Drunk Nate Silver" became a Twitter thing recently, which makes perfect sense. People intuitively know prophecy is a gift...and a burden. In the face of such relentless clarity he might well crave some oblivion--if you or I had to deal with that Read more...
Bill Maher had some fun in this Friday's edition of New Rules with everyone from the wingnuts who doubted Nate Sliver's math, to Sean Hannity, to Ted Nugent and Victoria Jackson, to Fox News and their fearmongering about the New Black Panther Party. Read more...

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After taking his turn going after Joe Scarborough and his juvenile sneering at Nate Silver and that damned liberal math of his, predicting a big win for President Obama and being exactly right again, The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur reminded us of how Read more...
Stephen Colbert did a fine job of making a mockery of Joe Scarborough and his criticism of New York Times blogger, Nate Silver and his hackery where he told the viewers at MSNBC that they should take Scarborough and his "gut" more seriously than Read more...
I think Nate Silver just tossed in all these decimal points to mock Politico and Joe Scarborough. Read more...
It's the trends, baby, just like I said. This is a screenshot of Nate Silver's projections based on state polls reported back today. Those polls aren't pretty for Mitt. Ohio dropped out of the tossup zone and into "lean Obama" territory, along Read more...
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart and Jason Jones took a few shots at the media and their obsession with poll watching this Wednesday evening. I don't know about anyone else, but the media's desire to treat politics like a sporting event instead of Read more...