This morning, Democrat polling firm Public Policy Polling (PPP) announced that they had actually polled the Senator Angela Giron recall and found her losing by 12 points, but had suppressed the results because they allegedly didn’t believe they could be possible.

PPP’s attempt at bragging about getting the results right — Giron lost 56-44 — ended up blowing up in their face, courtesy of Nate Silver, the statistical modeling wunderkind of Five Thirty Eight.

While we don’t expect every private polling firm to release every poll ever conducted, this odd behavior by PPP clearly demonstrates its bias and henceforth will now taint future polls the outfit releases.  Nonetheless, the nerd smackdown begins below with select tweets: