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Reality Laughs Again at North Carolina

It’s not just Nate Silver. Certainly Silver’s election math beat-down is the most noteworthy example of science delivering a dope slap to superstition, to “gut feeling,” to magical thinking: “Come on, you knuckleheads.” But reality is striking back everywhere – in some places with a kind of fierce appropriateness that borders on comedy, or tragedy, [...]

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