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November 6, 2016

The Onion: Nate Silver Gunned Down Attempting To Cross Mexican Border With All 2016 Polling Data.

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The Onion - Nate Silver Gunned Down Attempting To Cross Mexican Border With All 2016 Polling Data.



Authorities say Silver’s body was found facedown still clutching onto several dozen Marist College surveys.
NEWS
November 4, 2016
Vol 52 Issue 43 News · Election 2016
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Officials stated that in addition to the thousands of presidential election polls found strewn about Silver’s 1984 Oldsmobile 98 following the incident, investigators discovered hundreds of weighted congressional forecasts hidden within the car’s wheel wells. The entirety of Silver’s polls-only and polls-plus forecasts since the beginning of the primaries were also reportedly discovered inside the car’s hollowed-out speaker system.

“After he sideswiped a barricade, his trunk popped open, and all these Zogby and Pew surveys came flying out all over the road,” said long-haul trucker Ernesto Nunez, who described watching Silver struggle out of his wrecked vehicle still clutching an armful of high-sample-size phone and online opinion polls. “Even after they struck him a couple times, you could see he was still trying to hold onto as many A-plus–rated surveys as he could.”

“He might have made it, too, if he’d just dumped all the Monmouth University tracking polls on the ground and made a quick break for the Rio Grande,” Nunez added.
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