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I’m back on the polling treadmill and I can’t get off

Yeah, that’s a confession. Indeed, I’m so captivated by polls, a whole chapter in my book, How I Learned The Facts of Life, is devoted to them: 10 Polls are not facts. They’re not opinions, either. During political campaigns, I … Continue reading

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Who is winning the 538 polls of…pollsters?

Bless 538. They’ve just published their new pollster ratings. And there’s a search function, especially useful since the pollsters listed on the screen are not all the pollsters. This means that whenever we read about election polls not yet evaluated … Continue reading

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Oh, about the election? What I’m seeing

No reason why anyone should care about my evaluations but since it’s what I’ve been doing at least twice a day for several weeks, indulge me. I must establish for myself a reason I’ve been sitting at the computer for … Continue reading

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