WASHINGTON POST: OUR FICTIONAL PUNDIT PREDICTED MORE CORRECT PRIMARY RESULTS THAN NATE SILVER DID

"Covering elections isn't only about math. Just ask Carl Diggler.

He went from being a hostage of Russian security forces to predicting the exact results of the Iowa presidential caucuses, right down to the third- and fourth-place finishers. He called Bernie Sanders’s upset win in this past week’s Indiana primary, when his competitors all said Hillary Clinton had it locked down. He has correctly predicted the results of 77 out of 87 races in this year’s primaries, an 89 percent accuracy rating that equals that of FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver while tackling nearly twice as many contests.

And he’s a fictional character." (Read More)

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