I have a degree in Statistics (M.S., Stanford, 1976). I really enjoyed reading all of this.
If ever there was an iron-clad case to be made for math literacy, it’s what happened over the last few weeks with the New York Times‘ star statistician Nate Silver and his 538 blog (named after the 538 votes in the electoral college).
For the practical implications: How Conservative Media Lost to the MSM and Failed the Rank and File
Also this Tweet:
Karl Rove forms new SuperPAC to run negative ads against “the scourge of math and statistics that’s ruining America”.