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Tue Jun 26, 2012, 11:39 AM

 

3 reasons why "We Ask America" polling firm is a pro-Republican joke

1) Nate Silver found it to have a Republican-leaning house effect in Michigan. http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/22/calculating-house-effects-of-polling-firms/

2) It predicted a 12% Walker recall victory in WI. He won by 7%. Scroll down in this page to find the Wisconsin polling accuracy analysis performed by ARG: http://americanresearchgroup.com/

3) A new We Ask America poll has George "Macaca" Allen leading Democrat Kaine by 9%, despite all the latest polls (even Rasmussen) giving Kaine a small lead over Macaca. http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2012/senate/va/virginia_senate_allen_vs_kaine-1833.html

We Ask America is to be seen with suspicion and distrust among us. Its agenda is clear.

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Reply 3 reasons why "We Ask America" polling firm is a pro-Republican joke (Original post)
Marzupialis Jun 2012 OP
WI_DEM Jun 2012 #1
bigwillq Jun 2012 #2
MjolnirTime Jun 2012 #3
Dawson Leery Jun 2012 #4
Lord Magus Jul 2012 #5
GDIvirginia Oct 2012 #6

Response to Marzupialis (Original post)

Tue Jun 26, 2012, 11:49 AM

1. yes, I saw there new CO & VA polls listed today and decided not to post them

given their bias. Of course the MSM will repeat them endlessly to try to give the impression that Obama is in serious trouble especially in Virginia.

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Response to Marzupialis (Original post)

Tue Jun 26, 2012, 12:00 PM

2. The only polls that matter are on election days (nt)

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Response to Marzupialis (Original post)

Tue Jun 26, 2012, 12:22 PM

3. "We Ask Red America"?

 

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Response to Marzupialis (Original post)

Tue Jun 26, 2012, 01:27 PM

4. There are no polls showing Wizard Allen with a lead.

Kaine has higher approval numbers also.

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Response to Marzupialis (Original post)

Mon Jul 16, 2012, 06:50 PM

5. They have a bizarrely huge number of undecideds compared to every other poll.

I mean, 21% undecided in Kaine vs Macaca, less than four months away from the election? That's unheard of. Especially given that both candidates were already very well known in Virginia.

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Response to Marzupialis (Original post)

Sat Oct 6, 2012, 07:48 AM

6. Just got polled in virginia-WAY BIASED to ALLAN!

The surveyor was asking me questions like: Would you vote for Kane even knowing that he supported "Obamacare" and thinks it's the greatest move for health care in a century?
She also asked if I would vote for Kane even knowing that Allan had a perfect record in his ability to blah blah...at that point I got irritated and asked to speak to someone about this very biased questioning and...she hung up!

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