The Epistemic Closure Market

Oct 9 2012 @ 12:43pm

Ben Smith and Ruby Cramer report on it:

[U]nskewing reality is now a booming industry. Chambers, the original unskewer, has since launched Unskewed Media and Unskewed Politcs sites. The former site trumpets skepticism on the jobs numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The latter site, meanwhile, links an article by Chambers that seeks to explain away the methodological complication that Romney is now gaining in the despised media polls. "I blew the whistle the on the skewed pollsters, predicted they would clean up their act, and bingo, the pollsters are producing more accurate polls using less skewed samples," Chambers writes. "It's not coincidence."