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Fri Nov 9, 2012, 09:16 AM

Drunk Nate Silver Tweets



(CNN) "Silver has received a flood of acclaim since his blog, FiveThirtyEight.com, correctly predicted who would win all 50 states in Tuesday's presidential election, even as pundits were saying the race was "too close to call."

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"He's really good at math. And predicting things.

"Now the jokesters of Twitter are paying homage with a #DrunkNateSilver hashtag that re-imagines him as a belligerent, know-it-all prognosticator.

Here are some of our favorites:



Drunk Nate Silver stumbles through traffic on the Jersey Turnpike, screaming out what time each driver will get home. #DrunkNateSilver
Dave Levitan
a day ago

#DrunkNateSilver goes to Africa, finds the butterfly, asks it not to flap its wings, prevents the hurricane.
Harrison Mooney
20 hours ago

#DrunkNateSilver knows the actual probability of Taylor Swift ever, ever getting back together.
Mark S. Luckie
18 hours ago

@thisisdannyg Drunk Nate Silver knows why the caged bird sings. #DrunkNateSilver
Danny Gallagher
17 hours ago

Drunk Nate Silver knows what you did next summer. #DrunkNateSilver

When Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, he discovered 3 missed calls from me. #DrunkNateSilver
Drunk Nate Silver
17 hours ago

#DrunkNateSilver stopped a robbery with cluster analysis.17 hours ago

Drunk Nate Silver shouting at jukebox blasting Biggie, "No! Mo money only correlates with a 42% chance of mo problems!" #drunknatesilver
Lincoln Michel
19 hours ago

I knew Darth Vader was Luke's father before he did. #drunknatesilverNathan S.
17 hours ago

#DrunkNateSilver knows precisely how many boys your milkshake will bring to the yard (spoiler: not all of them)
Sanjay Kairam
17 hours ago

Drunk Nate Silver in the parking lot of Yankees stadium, spray painting the spots where next years' home runs will land. #drunknatesilver
Christopher Hooks
17 hours ago

#DrunkNateSilver launches his own economic recovery program: yells out next winning lottery numbers at area 7ElevenRod Hughes
17 hours ago


http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/08/tech/social-media/drunk-nate-silver/index.html

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Fri Nov 9, 2012, 09:22 AM

1. I am savoring the Nate Silver triumph!

Joe Scarborough's little quip about him being a joke should be replayed over and over and over again for its sheer dumbfuckedness!

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Fri Nov 9, 2012, 09:22 AM

2. That tag is killing me!

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Response to powergirl (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 11:06 AM

3. I want to send these to my RW friends, but they will never get any of this

These are just great.

Folks, do not underestimate the power of a creative mind and a sharp sense of humor. There was a lot of that during the campaign, and that stood up to Adelson's millions in teevee advertising. Intellect is our unfair advantage.

Intellect, and our willingness to look at reality even when it isn't what we want to see. Those are our advantages. You see none of either from the GOP today.

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