Computer Scientist Peter Norvig's Presidential Election 2012 FAQ
Matt Nunogawa stashed this in Politics
A very, very smart man collects some really interesting facts about the election:
This is an FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions list) for the 2012 United States Presidential Election. I need to disclose up front that I support President Obama. However, with the exception of the very last question, this FAQ is designed as a collection of factual information (such as the latest poll results) and of analysis that is as objective as possible.
The actual questions that he answers:
How accurate are polls?
Where do I vote?
What about voter fraud?
What do the candidates say?
What about the Economy?
What about Taxes?
What about Spending?
What about State vs. Federal?
Who endorses each candidate?
Are the candidates always honest?
How honest or dishonest are they?
What happens in case of an electoral vote tie?
Who else is running?
Is it rational to vote?
Who do you think will win?
Why do you support Obama?