Ain’t No Poll Like a Skewed Poll

READ –> Da Tech Guy Blog: Demoralized as Hell, the Final Gasp Pew Poll


There is a phrase to describe this kind of thinking, it’s known as “Willing suspension of disbelief”.

While that is dandy if you are a Doctor Who fan watching the Doctor reverse the polarity of the neutron flow, it doesn’t do a whole lot of good if you are trying to figure out how an election is going to end up in the real world.

The fact that PEW and the left is flogging a D+6 poll with a +13 point sample of women is funny, that this poll shows Romney leading among independents yet has Obama up 3 is funnier, that you are releasing a poll two days before an election that has a sample whose members supported Obama at double the rate of 2008 isn’t just funny it screams one thing:

“Ride right through them, they’re demoralized as hell”!

A great piece of writing, digging and calculating by Peter, one of the hardest-working bloggers in New Media. (As opposed to me, who is increasingly becoming what I shall call a BINO: Blogger In Name Only.) It’s a phenomenal look at the way polling in this election cycle has been skewed, on so many different occasions and in so many different ways.  This is the sort of thing that reinforces my gut feeling that Mitt Romney is going to win, and win big.


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