Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Phil Connors: Excuse me, where is everybody going? Fan on Street: To Gobbler’s Knob. It’s Groundhog Day. Phil Connors: It’s still just once a year, isn’t it? So it’s Election Day… again. And Governor Scott Walker is on the ballot… again. Phil: Do you ever have déjà vu, Mrs. Lancaster? Mrs. Lancaster: I don’t think […]

Not that long ago, a local public official complained that I was bringing up something from the past. That prompted a response from me to the effect that the oracular function of the newspaper is usually restricted to the horoscopes, and that most of what appeared in a newspaper occurred in the past. I should […]

Exit polling is some of the worst data available on election night but it’s popular with news organizations because it happens to be the only thing they have until the results come in. So when the exit poll numbers are read on the air tonight, don’t take them for gospel. You can ask Attorney General […]