KLEMKE WINSBut I was thinking more along these lines, from xkcd:
Democrat Alan Klemke Becomes Wichita's 4th District Alderman
Not clear? Check out the rollover. Nate Silver is the new hero of the world. Everybody from wonkette to xkcd raves about him, he's a guest on every show the hip kids watch.
But I think it's cooler than that: He and pollster.com and a few other people have been very clear in talking about numbers to a general public. If you're not a math/stat type but read Silver's FiveThirtyEight.com with any care, you've probably learned a number of valuable points about how to think about numbers.
It's time to get back to language, though ...