The best quote from election night managed to incorporate a Dune reference

Nate Silver is the talk of the internet today, and for good reason. When every news outlet on the planet was presenting the presidential race as a dead heat, the NYT's political stats guru was giving Obama a greater than 90 percent chance of clinching a second term — a call he's been making for weeks. In any case: the dude is probably a witch, and may or may not be riding the prescience-inducing high from a heavy hit of melange:

[@chsrdn via Craig McClain]