I am Seriously Amazed.....and so I need a question answered...... [View all]
I'm amazed because it feels like we are fighting a la Democratic Primaries, here at DU......
30 days ahead of the general election!
Most of us who follow politics and are quite informed on polling UNDERSTAND that there is mixed polling coming out there based on two distinct news events that occurred very close to each other.....
On Wednesday, we had a Presidential Debate in where the media and others called Romney the winner over and over again....nothwistanding Romney's repeated lies in the debate....Good news for Romney!
Then on Friday (two days later), a Job reports came out which brought unemployment down to 7.8%....nothwistanding Republican minions attempting to talk that job report down....Good news for Obama!
SO although 1(good Romney News)+1(good Obama News 2 days later) = 2 (mix bag of polls for at least 7 days)
We appear to have some faithfuls-willing-to-help-at-any-cost citing polls which are technically measuring 1+0=1 and 1+.5=1.5 (at best)...
but none have polls with 1+1=2 ...cause it's still too early, and we need a couple of more days.
My question is, since most of us UNDERSTAND the time lag in terms of truly measuring current public opinion
depending on when said polls were taken, WHY ARE SOME ON THIS SITE ACTING like they have no clue that these polls are very volatile, and in themselves don't really add up to what happened all of last week, but only some of last week?