"A final thought for now on the election - and the utter inability of pollsters to peg where Americans stand.

Distrust in polling likely means we'll retreat farther into the comfort of anecdotes - any story we can tell to reinforce any belief we want to be true.

This will only reinforce the tribalism that splits America into red team, blue team.

Red neighborhood, blue neighborhood.

Anecdotes aren't evil.

But if all you're exposed to are the selected stories of self-selected political pockets of like-minded people...

Then you're more apt to feel misled about what's really happening all around us in America.

You know, like we did last night."