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DUmmie FUnnies 11-01-12 (DUmmies Hug Their Nate Silver Security Blanket)
DUmmie FUnnies ^ | November 1, 2012 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix

Posted on 11/01/2012 7:40:15 AM PDT by PJ-Comix

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I early voted yesterday and was HAPPY to see I had to WAIT about a half hour to vote. Many Democrats will look at the long lines and then give up trying. Hey, after all, Nate Silver predicted there is a 77.4% chance that Obama will win so why bother?

p.s. I early voted EARLY in the morning and the same polling place took well over an hour that afternoon. I know because that is when my wife went.

1 posted on 11/01/2012 7:40:23 AM PDT by PJ-Comix
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IBTP!


2 posted on 11/01/2012 7:42:09 AM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Romney is my choice.)
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To: Xenalyte; RMDupree; AlexW; CzarNicky; Mike Fieschko; motzman; codercpc; thingumbob; tje; ml1954; ...

PING!


3 posted on 11/01/2012 7:43:35 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (Beware the Rip in the Space/Time Continuum)
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I really hope we are not setting ourselves up for a big time disappointment... The thought of 4 more years of zero is really starting to bring me down. How can it even be this close? sigh...


4 posted on 11/01/2012 7:45:00 AM PDT by wyowolf
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Top five!


5 posted on 11/01/2012 7:45:33 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Reagan @ only 39/Mondale +5/Dukakis +17/McCain +3...panic is unwarranted. So is complacency.)
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Nate Silver could be the new Jason Leopold. Maybe Pitt can hook up with him.

Looks rather thin and effeminate to me.

6 posted on 11/01/2012 7:46:57 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Silver Streak.)
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top 10!


7 posted on 11/01/2012 7:48:30 AM PDT by glasseye
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Nate Silver could be the new Jason Leopold.

It would be a close match if his lips could be touched up with rabid foam.

8 posted on 11/01/2012 7:49:53 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (Beware the Rip in the Space/Time Continuum)
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Son of a gun, I looked it up, and it turns out this Nate Silver fella IS a homo! What a surprise!


9 posted on 11/01/2012 7:50:04 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Silver bells, Silver bells . . .)
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Worried they are right


10 posted on 11/01/2012 7:51:48 AM PDT by Sybeck1 (Beware the worst Halloween nightmare, the "Comeback Kid".......)
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You never let your opponent see one sliver of daylight.

"In the game of chess you can never let your adversary see your pieces."

-Zapp Brannigan
11 posted on 11/01/2012 7:54:05 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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Nate Silver has Obama up

I bet he does.


12 posted on 11/01/2012 7:55:03 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (The First Gay President.)
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The Quinnipiac poll should push him to 80% then!

Oh my, they believe that pile of male bovine fecal matter? It was Dem plus 8 and then they weighted it! Would any of us believe a poll showing Romney narrowly ahead that was R+8?

13 posted on 11/01/2012 7:58:47 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Reagan @ only 39/Mondale +5/Dukakis +17/McCain +3...panic is unwarranted. So is complacency.)
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You can not post anything regarding a poll on any of the newsite message boards without a hoard of libs immediately screaming “Nate Silver” this and “Nate Silver” that. They seem to believe that Nate Silver has a direct line to the almighty which makes his prediction infallible. They’ve put all their eggs in the Nate Silver basket to such a degree that if Obama loses next Tuesday Silver better be hiring a body guard because there is going to be a lot of angry liberals looking to tar and feather him.


14 posted on 11/01/2012 8:04:58 AM PDT by apillar
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"Jason, it's me, Nate. Over here, behind the bush. Are you free?"


15 posted on 11/01/2012 8:05:52 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Leopold and Lib: The New Edition.)
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I mentioned the PPP poll in this DUFU and that was BEFORE I saw this STORY in which PPP shows Obama gets just under 50% in VA despite using a poll ridiculously weighted in favor of the Democrats.
16 posted on 11/01/2012 8:06:41 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (Beware the Rip in the Space/Time Continuum)
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We just got back from Las Vegas I didn’t see one single obama yard sign or bumper sticker, I did see several R/R signs. This guy says Nevada is leaning O.
17 posted on 11/01/2012 8:16:52 AM PDT by Ditter
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I have always liked Mr. Silver’s analysis. I think he is wrong this time around, but I also think he loves numbers far more than politics. Selling his baseball statistic formulas for a tidy sum shows me he at least has the capability to understand and use statistics and probability. He described himself as “Libertarian that finds he more often sides with Dems”. Not sure how that happens, but his politics aside he doesn’t fudge his numbers once the season starts. Right or wrong results (probably wrong this time around as he has nothing in his formula to check the effects of weather during voting days. Something very real that always helps republicans) I respect his work. His transparency with his process makes me believe he is trying to be honest with the numbers. Whoever wins Silver won’t be celebrating he will be looking over the results to figure out which polls get beter weighting for next time and how his formula can be better.


18 posted on 11/01/2012 8:17:05 AM PDT by HenryArmitage (it was not meant that we should voyage far.)
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he doesn’t fudge his numbers. . . .

So to speak.

19 posted on 11/01/2012 8:20:12 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (You may want to rephrase that, considering his "orientation.")
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311 Romney 227 Obama


20 posted on 11/01/2012 8:22:53 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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