Kellyanne Conway, Trump's campaign manager during the last stretch of his campaign, is lauded as the first woman to run a winning U.S. presidential campaign. She is seen as one of the GOP's primary experts on female voters, and is known for helping mitigate a sea of scandals plaguing Trump late into the election. But who exactly is Kellyanne … Continue reading 6 Surprising Things You Might Not Know about Kellyanne Conway
This week, I had been scheduled to write a post about whether the polls got the U.S. election results right. But I never expected the discrepancy to be this large. No one did. Just last week, I wrote a post about how Hillary Clinton's best secret weapon is big data. And I was so wrong. … Continue reading U.S. Election: Why Did the Polls and Pundits Get It So Wrong?
While Trump has repeatedly said he doesn't believe in the power of big data, Clinton has been using it as her secret weapon long before the Democratic primaries started. Big data analytics (in simple terms: using "yuge" sets of data to show patterns, trends, or associations), have helped the Clinton camp skyrocket to the top of national polls. Her aides have … Continue reading Hillary Clinton’s Best Secret Weapon: Big Data
Though polls now suggest Clinton has a wide lead over Trump in the upcoming election, many are still baffled that Trump got so far. So how can we explain Trump's success in the race? Let's start with his debate tactics. During the GOP nomination, Trump used a series of debating strategies not normally used by traditional politicians. Donald Trump … Continue reading How Trump Got This Far: Daring Debate Tactics