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stranger81 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-20-10 12:00 PM
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23. Or to provide cover for the fact that the "winner" is predetermined. [n/t]
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top Gallup's poll "shocking", "Implausible" and "wildly impossible" in favor of Reps grantcart  Oct-19-10 12:01 PM   #0 
  - People Who Voted For The First Time In 2008 Are NOT Considered "Likely" Voters  Beetwasher   Oct-19-10 12:04 PM   #1 
  - Most polling companies are not using past voting as a criteria but  grantcart   Oct-19-10 12:07 PM   #4 
     - Not True, They Have A Screen That Determines If You Are "Likely" To Vote  Beetwasher   Oct-19-10 12:11 PM   #5 
        - You are probably right that most are not using the "Pew" model of simply asking and more  grantcart   Oct-19-10 12:29 PM   #9 
  - Seems polls are used in the US more for propaganda than for accurately counting possible votes.  fasttense   Oct-19-10 12:04 PM   #2 
  - That's exactly right - polls are meant to sway voters to go for the "winning" team nt  polichick   Oct-19-10 12:06 PM   #3 
     - Yet it could backfire...  Qutzupalotl   Oct-19-10 12:36 PM   #10 
     - I agree, on both points. Good for us! :)  polichick   Oct-19-10 12:39 PM   #11 
     - Or to provide cover for the fact that the "winner" is predetermined. [n/t]  stranger81   Oct-20-10 12:00 PM   #23 
  - Polls today can not be relied on  Tippy   Oct-19-10 12:12 PM   #6 
  - It's mass media brainwashing. It's even hard to point this out because  The Wielding Truth   Oct-19-10 12:16 PM   #7 
  - The "likely voter" imbroglio is discussed in detail here:  bleever   Oct-19-10 12:28 PM   #8 
  - Simply put...'publican paid whore MSM bullshit. WE WILL WIN!!!...nt  old mark   Oct-19-10 01:11 PM   #12 
  - Polls are voter suppression tools.  Blue_In_AK   Oct-19-10 04:42 PM   #13 
  - I like your attitude and I agree with your perspective. K&R  David Zephyr   Oct-19-10 06:51 PM   #14 
  - Silly Rabbits ! This Gallup Poll is simply the "ground work" for another stolen election  Vinnie From Indy   Oct-19-10 07:01 PM   #15 
  - +1  mopinko   Oct-20-10 07:52 AM   #21 
  - This Should Be An Interesting Election  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-19-10 07:16 PM   #16 
  - If Dems can GOTV like they do so well it'll be alot more competitive then most think.  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Oct-19-10 07:19 PM   #17 
  - recommended!  JohnWxy   Oct-19-10 07:52 PM   #18 
  - In other words Gallup is full of crap. Dems may lose but they may also keep the House.  Jennicut   Oct-19-10 09:31 PM   #19 
  - Unfortunately  LatteLibertine   Oct-20-10 06:08 AM   #20 
  - K&R!!!!  cliffordu   Oct-20-10 10:43 AM   #22 

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