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  •  What's to prevent Gallup from using the Monti Carl (2+ / 0-)
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    model to do exactly what Nate did?  As more and more polls start using a model like this, he will become irrelevant because his model averages out the individual errors and polling models.  Of course, the only thing to prevent Gallup or some other polling organization from doing this is their own ego.

    "War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength", George Orwell, "1984" -7.63 -5.95

    by dangoch on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 12:16:29 AM PST

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