07/01/2010 05:27 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Waffling 'Outliers'

Greg Sargent posts DailyKos' lawsuit against Research 2000; Nate Silver and Patrick Ruffini think cost is a smoking gun; the New York Times reports on the story; Ben Smith discusses implications of Research 2000's demise.

Jonathan Chait seconds Brendan Nyhan on qualitative analysis of approval ratings.

Ross Douthat argues for careful interpretation of polling on Obama's birthplace; Elena Fanjul-Debnam adds more.

Patrick Ottenhoff highlights uneven geographic distribution of Waffle Houses.