Thomas Edsall from the NYT writes that exit polls on general election day aren’t quite studied enough by social scientists: “We are all circling around the absolute truth, but we are all using methodologies that have their problems,” he said. Asked if he thought Pew raised legitimate questions about the exit polling, especially on the shares of college and noncollege voters, Lenski said that all surveys “have their errors,” adding that there “are sampling errors, nonresponse errors.” Brian Schaffner, a political scientist at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, specializes in political polling. The major problem with exit polls, he wrote … Continue reading →
Bernie Sanders did not waste much time on Hillary Clinton’s coordinated leaks of her book, What Happened. … Continue reading →
Starting a new thread as the other one is getting kinda long… FBI’s James Comey just finished his testimony at the Senate, testifying about recent actions of the FBI. Dianne Feinstein has already hammered Comey about the election and possible interference by the Russians. Comey made a statement that the FBI does all kinds of investigations that the media may not cover.