Monday, December 18, 2006

John McCain Beaten by a Girl

Via Atrios, we see that the most recent Newsweek poll shows Hilary Clinton beating John McCain 50%-43%. And yet Newsweek (and everyone else) is ignoring this. American journalism is a paradigm example of bad science---you start with your conclusion (in this case, McCain has the inside track for 2008). Then you go about hunting for evidence to back up your conclusion, and burying evidence to the contrary.


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