What Is the Election Needle? And Why Will We Have 4 of Them Tonight?
A closer look at our election forecaster before the Iowa caucuses.
G. Elliott Morris
Father forgive us, we know not what we do
The NYT is just trolling at this point
The New York Times
As of 7:05 p.m. EST, here’s our best forecast of who’s on track to win the Iowa Democratic caucuses.
This is an explanation of how the needle works:
There will be four tonight
“A 65 percent chance of winning means losing quite often.”
Hold-my-beer: FOUR NEEDLES
Election Needle is Back. Why? "We realize the actual results will emerge soon enough. But we also think that the millions of people who follow election night results online ought to have the context to understand them as well as experts do."
Four needles. Four. Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue.
The NYTimes Needle is back! And they'll be four of them tonight. I have mixed feelings.