Paul Krugman has repeatedly blamed James Comey and Vladimir Putin for Hillary Clinton’s election loss, and FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver seems to agree, saying that the Clinton team’s strategy would have worked if not for the FBI director and Russia:

“Probably” being the operative word in an above tweet. Here’s another way to put Silver’s hypothesis:

Yep. If Hillary hadn’t tried to skirt the system the FBI wouldn’t have been in the picture at all. As for those guesses why Hillary lost, the science is not settled:

And it won’t stop any time soon.

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