No matter who ends up winning the presidency, one thing is clear: The polling industry is in deep, deep trouble:

If pollsters had any sense of decency, they’d explain exactly how the messed up and do it publicly:

Remember that +17 lead for Biden in Wisconsin?

And we know it’s still preliminary, but here’s how much President Trump outperformed the final polling averages at RealClearPolitics and FiveThirtyEight.



And it’s not just national polls that were way off. District polls were awful, too:

Of course, we really don’t expect anything to change: