Nate Silver from fivethirtyeight.com in NY Times

Nate Silver from fivethirtyeight.com in NY Times

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Hey, the guy does great statistical analysis regarding politics, and gets some very well deserved credit in the NY Times Finding Fame With a Prescient Call for Obama:

In an election season of unlikely outcomes, Mr. Silver, 30, is perhaps the most unlikely media star to emerge. A baseball statistician who began analyzing political polls only last year, he introduced his site, FiveThirtyEight.com, in March, where he used his own formula to predict federal and state results and run Election Day possibilities based on a host of factors.

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