But does it make any sense? My only post-Dean involvement has been in registering voters and even I sometimes wonder about the utility of voting.
Jordan Ellenberg writes against the voter's paradox, taking the reader through a brief statistics lesson that includes cogent explanations of poll interpretation, binomial probability, and Bayesean inference to make his point. Namely, the chances of your vote counting are better than winning the lottery. [slate]
You can tell he's for real because the article is accompanied by several TeX prepared computation pages.