the Empiricist-in-Chief

February 27, 2009

Following up on yesterday’s post about quantifying political speech, Dartmouth’s Michael Herron – who is a first-rate political scientist and data hound – points out that Obama was the first president to speak about “data” in his inaugural address, and only the second to mention “statistics.”


via Freakonomics by By Justin Wolfers on 2/26/09