2024-05-26 10:13 AM

Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Anything But Straight: Robots Need Not Apply

The most notable legacy of the New Hampshire primary will be the soiled reputations of leading pollsters and political consultants. For at least the past two decades we have worshiped at the altar of these glorified statisticians. Now the truth is out – these know-it-alls – don't know much more than we do.

Nicholas F. Benton: The Lesson of New Hampshire

If any of the media pundits who acknowledged they were completely wrong in handicapping the Democratic primary in New Hampshire last week had any self respect, they would have followed their post-mortem, self-effacing admissions of ineptitude by saying something like the following: