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Response to AverageJoe90 (Original post)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 03:35 PM

78. I heard (from all places, Fox News) last night that the latest Virginia poll...

...was conducted by a well-known Republican pollster.

I haven't heard this from the MSM.

I think the major polls are reliable for the post part. However, I do think that Rasmussen is often used to numerically cement a meme the right wants validated. They're right most of the time, otherwise they would be unreliable. However, you can see when there are shennanigans happening.

We've be naive to believe that polls aren't used to manipulate.

When it comes to all of these unknown polls that suddenly crawl out of the woodwork--and have disproportionate gains for Romney--yeah, I'm suspicious.

But again--I do have confidence in well-known, established polls that have been around for a while.

I'm feeling better about Virginia--since learning on Fox (!) that a Republican pollster conducted the latest poll that shows Romney ahead by 2.

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