Via our usual suspect Mike Linksvayer (recently featured in the New York Times for his weird diet), David Schneider-Joseph (a Foresight Exchange fanboy) on how to measure real electability of the US presidential candidates. Go reading his reasoning. His conclusion:
Put this way, it’-s not a surprise that candidates with greater party ties have a greater chance of being nominated than their electability deserves. But that’-s not the same thing as saying that their electability is actually lower than that of their competition.