Reporting To You X

Archive

November 5, 2012

Peruvian Shamans Predict Obama Reelection

Twelve Peruvian mystics predicted Monday that President Obama would win reelection during a ceremony on Lima's San Cristobal hill. During the ceremony, a poster of Mitt Romney was attacked with a sword while a poster of Obama was rubbed with flowers. The shamans correctly predicted Obama would win in 2008, so — science.

How Guilt Can Make You Vote

A reader sends in this mailing from a labor group, pushing him to vote. Read Sasha Issenberg on the social science behind telling people their neighbors are better citizens than they are.

back to top