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applegrove Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-20-08 12:26 PM
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9. The media will not touch exit polls because they were fudged with during the 2004
election and they no longer trust them at all. So we haven't seen any exit polls or specific voting patterns since then. Remember the 'reluctant responder theory'. Some scientist studied it and decided the GOP people often wouldn't respond so numbers were skewed and it looked like Kerry had one by 2PM. People stayed home from voting if they were Dems, people went out and voted with renewed vigour if they were Repukes. IMHO

I don't think we want to go through that again. Faulty exit polls have followed Karl Rove from Texas. We need to stay away from them. And the press would not report on them if they existed.
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