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Subject: Re: Nate Silver to Joe Scarborough: Wanna Bet? Date: 11/1/2012 2:00 PM
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Nate Silver's reputation and living is based on the accuracy of his forecasts. Ideologues aren't as accurate as those who stick with the algorithm.

In 2008 he got just 2 states wrong by a hair -- he said Indiana would go McCain and Obama won. The reverse happened in Missouri.

It's over barring "the live boy or a dead hooker", as former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards used to say.

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