The press and the Bradley effect, cont'd Blog ››› October 22, 2008 4:59 PM EDT ››› ERIC BOEHLERT ? Writing in Newsweek, blogger/polling expert Nate Silver spells out why journalists should probably drop the topic: "There's no proof that the Bradley effect still exists." Short Link copy link We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.