News Organisations screw up sometimes

Just a quick reminder that every time you see something like this, there’s always things like this. Newsrooms are staffed with people, and people make mistakes. Just because you can spot a mistake in a news service you don’t like, doesn’t mean they’re not a news service and doesn’t mean others don’t make the same… Continue reading News Organisations screw up sometimes

Look! If we tilt the poll to this extreme, it comes to a Draw!

This is worse than bad, it’s obscene. Romney has gained 3 points since the last time CNN ran its poll, in late September, when Obama led 50%-47%. That is good news for the Republican ticket, especially since the poll was conducted after Hurricane Sandy. Yet there is something odd–and even ridiculous–in the poll’s sample: of… Continue reading Look! If we tilt the poll to this extreme, it comes to a Draw!

Accidentally Shipped

Saw this on CNN on my iGoogle. They really should put more than just the first sentence of their articles on their RSS feed. The U.S. Defense Department accidentally shipped non-nuclear ballistic missile components to Taiwan, the Pentagon said Tuesday. I wonder where the nuclear components went?