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Tue Oct 8, 2019, 08:35 PM

I have a theory about opinion polls.

I do not put much weight on them in general but I was thinking that I am a minority and many people do pay attention to them. This could benefit the Dems since humans are a pack-animal and succumbs to peers. If many people see that favoring impeachment is "the thing to do" they may join the ranks themselves, subconsciously.

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Reply I have a theory about opinion polls. (Original post)
BigmanPigman Tuesday OP
Wounded Bear Tuesday #1
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keithbvadu2 Tuesday #3
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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Oct 8, 2019, 08:37 PM

1. Generally, what matters with polls are trends...

more than the raw, hard numbers. How the numbers change over time can be very indicative of public opinion shifting one way or the other.

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Oct 8, 2019, 09:04 PM

2. That only works

if people are paying attention to the polls. But, your "bandwagon" theory has merits.

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Oct 8, 2019, 09:49 PM

3. There are many polls. Swear by the ones you like. Swear at the others.

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Response to keithbvadu2 (Reply #3)

Tue Oct 8, 2019, 10:37 PM

5. Everybody and both sides do the same thing. n/t

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Oct 8, 2019, 10:11 PM

4. So

this is an Opinion about Opinion Polls which show people's Opinions?

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Response to BigmanPigman (Original post)

Tue Oct 8, 2019, 10:38 PM

6. As the old saying goes, opinions are like assholes...everybody has one. Or you hope they do. n/t

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