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Fri Nov 30, 2012, 07:31 PM

"Turns Out Romney's Internal Polls Needed The Unskewing"

Turns Out Romney's Internal Polls Needed The Unskewing

by Jed Lewison at Daily Kos

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/11/30/1165926/-Turns-out-Romney-s-internal-polls-needed-the-unskewing

"SNIP.........................................

So Romneyland's internal polling—which undoubtedly cost them hundreds of thousands if not millions of dollars—only picked the correct winner in three of those six states. And two of those three weren't actual tossup states, so of the four actual battleground states in the list (Colorado, Iowa, New Hampshire, and Wisconsin), Romney's polling only got Wisconsin right.

And if you just look at the margins, the polling was at least as terrible: these polls were skewed in Romney's direction by an average of more than five points each. That's just abysmal, especially given the sheer tonnage of public data showing Romney's numbers were wrong. Ten minutes on Google would have been more valuable than these polls—and it would have been free.

Combine these numbers with the reports that Romney's internal polling also showed he was going to win Virginia and Florida, and it's not hard to imagine how shocked Romney must have been when he lost. It turns out he really was trapped inside a bubble, living in a world completely disconnected from reality. And to borrow one of his favorite phrases: he really did build that.

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applegrove Nov 2012 OP
applegrove Nov 2012 #1
JI7 Nov 2012 #2
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LeftofObama Nov 2012 #4
rocktivity Nov 2012 #5

Response to applegrove (Original post)

Fri Nov 30, 2012, 07:32 PM

1. The gop campaign was filled with users using each other. The elite

bought the bulls***.

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Fri Nov 30, 2012, 07:34 PM

2. but Ryan is a Numbers guy and Romney is a manager who can turn

around this country .

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Response to JI7 (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 30, 2012, 07:35 PM

3. LOL!

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Fri Nov 30, 2012, 07:36 PM

4. Robme reminded me of some bosses I used to have.

Never EVER tell them anything negative. You were allowed to compliment them at any time for any reason (and many brown nosers did), but don't ever give them negative feedback unless it was about another co-worker. Negative feedback was sure to get you disciplined, if not fired.

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Fri Nov 30, 2012, 07:38 PM

5. Candidate for this year's "You Call This NEWS?" Award

...Romneyland's internal polling—which undoubtedly cost them hundreds of thousands if not millions of dollars...

You don't really have to read any further than that. They knew Mitt was a lost cause, and they knew they'd get canned if they told him so. Instead, they told him what he wanted to hear and milked him for every buck they could.


rocktivity

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