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Response to budkin (Original post)

Fri Oct 12, 2012, 08:22 PM

73. Nate Silver has taken not only to using Gravis, a very disreputable polling firm with joke

for bios and with serious outliers for results, but apparently is weighting them more heavily in state polls than other, more reputable polls. It makes no sense.

It's really weird. I'm wondering if, having pushed Obama's odds up around 80%, the debate performance scared him and he's now overcompensating on the downside to try to appear right no matter what happens.

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