Bookies over Pollsters


By Harry M. Covert

The thing about polls, the political kind, is simply they allow political connoisseurs to become “experts” and, quite obviously, legends in their own minds.

Mostly professional predictions are guess work at best but they do make for fun conversations.

       Instead of driving ourselves mad by wishful thinking and hoping, the best predictions come from talking to the bookies. Campaigns spend quite a lot of donor money on pollsters to cover aspirations.

Take a gander at the wizards in the gambling meccas. What do we see? Usually the best pickers and choosers.… Read More