Nate Silver and the Fetish of Data-Driven Journalism

"Sir, the possibility of successfully navigating an asteroid field is approximately 3,720 to 1." "Never tell me the odds!" ―C-3PO and Han Solo   Yogi Berra famously threw the fat lady off her stage in 1973 when he said, “It ain’t over till it’s over.” With the rise of and reliance upon data-driven modeling of elections and

By | 2017-02-07T21:42:02+00:00 February 7th, 2017|

Key Play for Super Bowl: Deflate the Left’s Racist Rhetoric

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and his cap (right rear). A craze is breaking out all over America, but it’s not about Super Bowl LI in Houston. People are going absolutely crazy over “whiteness”—more specifically, “white people”—and the poster boy is New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. “Before Colin Kaepernick decided to

By | 2017-02-01T23:56:55+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|