What really matters is that politics is covered almost exclusively as a sport. We don’t analyze policies. We analyze campaign strategies. When you treat it like a horse race, you can end up with a horse’s ass in the winner’s circle.
What the Hell Just Happened?
Dave Pell
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I also think there’s something about the way you use data to tell a story, absent investigation and analysis. It ends up being trends that we are responding to rather than understanding our collective and individual behavior to make better decisions. It ends up being a horse race, yes…

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