Pollster Nate Silver continues to try to normalize his abject failure and it's suspicious.
· · Nov 11, 2020 · NottheBee.com

According to Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight, these results are "within a fairly normal range."

These are in fact worse than 2018, but let's leave that aside for the moment.

Being off by such large percentages so as to make the polls essentially useless for much of anything is bad enough. What is particularly curious is that the errors are all in one direction. They all favored Biden.

From Iowa to Florida to Texas to Michigan, states that share little in terms of demographics, ethnic makeup, industry, climate, culture, food (Mich-Mex anyone?) etc., all of them, every single one, Nate Silver got wrong in one direction and one direction only.

It almost makes me wonder if the thing he is trying to normalize might not be failure.

Nothing to see here, folks, it is just standard operating procedure in the polling industry to try to discourage Republican turnout.


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