Maybe if he had done it on his own he could have made more money, but he has the best chance to win with us.
Silver says he does not get on well with political reporters but is friends with media entrepreneurs such as Gawker’s Denton and Andrew Sullivan, the prominent blogger. His generation shares that entrepreneurial ambition, he says. “It used to be that you would idolise the guy who graduated at the top of his class from Harvard, and now you idolise the guy who drops out of Harvard to run a business,” he smiles.
I think the most interesting thing about Nate Silver’s move from The New York Times to ESPN is the quiet reporting from Brian Stelter that Silver will also contribute a bit to ABC News’ political coverage. … while Americans are very interested in politics from time to time, there are also vast swathes of time when they find politics totally uninteresting. … So Silver can plug away at sports coverage, and then every four years pivot back to politics … That’ll be a huge advantage for ABC News’ political team…
Nate Silver was right. It’s Argo: #Oscars2013 #BestPicture #NateSilverAlwaysWins
Between the pundits and the partisans, you’re dealing with a lot of very delusional people. And sports provides for much more frequent reality checks,” he wrote. “If you were touting how awesome Notre Dame was, for example, you got very much slapped back into reality last night. In politics, you can go on being delusional for years at a time.
Once again, Nate Silver nailed it.
I can tell how quickly I’ve become a NYC sellout by how badly I’m rooting for LeBron to come here. OF COURSE he should come here! We’re #1!