He was unfairly picked on, but his overall model was deeply flawed. Meanwhile people with half the resources, such as Markos Moulitsas, hit the nail on the head: 332 / 206. Why is Nate Silver being treated like a fortune teller when all he did was determine the probability of Obama winning? His estimate of the split being 313 to 225 was off. Meanwhile, others got it exactly right (even his prediction of 332 to 203 failed to add up to 538).
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