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  •  That wasn't "wrong". (2+ / 0-)
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    mchristi314, Larsstephens

    It was a probabilistic prediction, and we have no way of knowing its accuracy. But he predicted which way all 50 states would vote, so that is what is impressive the most. If a coin has a 50% chance of coming up heads, and you flip a heads (or tails), is the 50% prediction "wrong"? (No, it isn't).

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