Nate Silver is not some kind of election-predicting machine, people. He’s a human being. And he’s had it up to here with you questioning his methods.
The Huffington Post ran a story called “Nate Silver Is Unskewing Polls — All Of Them — In Trump’s Direction” on Saturday, written by Ryan Grim, the publication’s D.C. bureau chief.
Grim accuses Silver of “making a mockery of the very forecasting industry that he popularized.”
How so? By “changing the results of polls to fit where he thinks the polls truly are, rather than simply entering the poll numbers into his model and crunching them.” Read more…