Nate Silver to Make All Other Journalists Obsolete by 2016


By Patrick Tutwiler Comment is back, baby. And for all of you in DC Journo-Land, this likely means you will have no jobs. The overwhelming and undeniable power of Nate Silver’s sex-appeal math will render your quaint approaches to “newsgathering” as irrelevant as they are devoid of insight.


According to Silver’s manifesto, posted on his site today, you other journalists range from “Occasionally Amusing Gadflies” to “Mortal Foes of Logic.” In any eventuality, Nate Silver will wipe you out, like a speck of spittle on the lens of his glasses. Here is a chart for clarification.