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I hope people don’t take the forecasts too seriously. You’d rather have an experiment where you record it off from the actual voters, in a sense, but we’ll see. If it gets really weird in 2014, in 2016, then maybe I’ll stop doing it. I don’t want to influence the democratic process in a negative way.
– Nate Silver, to a Washington University audience, suggests that he might stop writing the FiveThirtyEight blog if it starts to influence election results
So says New York Times Web producer Eric Owles, who just posted this image to Instagram. Owles describes the other winner of Tuesday’s election as “disappointingly sober.” Wong, by the way, describes itself as an “Asian” restaurant. It’s very good.