Sorry if this has already been mocked, but I feel the need to join in...
Joe Scarborough just can't resist a little hippy-bashing in his semi-apology to Nate Silver:
My liberal friends spent countless hours manically refreshing the “538” blog every three minutes or so throughout most of October seeking reassurance that President Obama would win. Water usage on the Upper West Side took a dip during that time when progressives realized that bathing regularly would keep them away from the site.Have at it, Joe, because at least you say this:
But in the end, Nate Silver’s early predictions were right for several reasons.Wait, come again?
That meant that Nate Silver got the election right.Don't get too excited, hippies, liberals and other assorted Nate Silver fans, because you should have been listening to Joe this whole time:
These critics conveniently forget that I consistently predicted an Obama win throughout the year and even said on Election Day that the president’s stubborn lead in swing state polls would doom Romney.Look on the bright side, Nate... Next time the undisputed champion of election predicting won't be so quick to dismiss you:
I was too tough on him and there’s a 84.398264% chance I will be less dismissive of his good work in the future.Awww. How 'bout a hug?
There's a 101.34214% chance Joe Scarborough is a patronizing asshole.