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(2,542 posts)
1. The only people who don't like 538 are people whose candidates lost as 538 said they would.
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 09:35 AM
Jul 2016

Being mad at numbers because you don't like how they add up doesn't make the site publishing the numbers look bad. Quite the opposite, in fact.

Blue Idaho

(4,825 posts)
3. "There are lies, damn lies, and statistics..."
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 09:50 AM
Jul 2016

Fivethirtyeight has a proven track record of getting it right so I have nothing but respect for thier work. This article is spot on. The Republican Party is going the way of the Whigs. It's hard to see a way for a party that is getting older, whiter, more southern, and more poorly educated as anything but an evolutionary dead end.


(16,399 posts)
6. The people who don't like 538 just declare everyone in the mainstream media "a right-wing hack"
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 10:51 AM
Jul 2016

Including Maddow, Hayes, Larry O'Donnell, etc......

Usually over one sentence, out of context, that's enough to set them off.


(89,928 posts)
8. " where do you go when the only people who seem to agree with you on taxes hate black people?
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 12:59 PM
Jul 2016

lol@StewpidConservatives !!!


(48,560 posts)
9. When posting something it would be good etiquette to include the headline
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 01:08 PM
Jul 2016

and maybe a few paragraphs or excerpts.


(524 posts)
10. I know some here don't care for...
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 01:37 PM
Jul 2016

I was a little shocked when I first came here at how MANY things people here did not seem to care for :p

But it's a huge, diverse audience, so I guess that's to be expected

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