Election Predictions

Election Predictions

Every four years, media celebrities participate in America’s World Cup of punditry by predicting the winner of the U.S. presidential election. So how did they do?

Dick Morris: Romney 325, Obama 213

George F. Will: Romney 321, Obama 217

Michael Barone: Romney 315, Obama 223

Karl Rove: Romney 279, Obama 259

Ann Coulter: Romney 273, Obama 265

Charles Krauthammer:

James Pethokoukis: Romney 301, Obama 237

Rush Limbaugh: Romney Landslide!

Actual result: Obama 303, Romney 206. Bottom line? Nate Silver Wins!
“America’s Chief Wizard Nate Silver Had the Best Election Night of Anybody and Here’s Why: a Guide,” Max Read, Gawker
Even more pundit picks:
“An Exhaustive Collection of Presidential Pundit Predictions,” Adam Pasick, New York Magazine
Best graphic here.

Short link: http://wp.me/p6sb6-eVz

Image by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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