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Sat May 22, 2021, 03:35 PM

LUNTZ poll/focus groups nailed as "schtick & scam" by former employees, CARLSON calls him a Lib tool

For the young'uns, LUNTZ was the polling (guru? enabler? propagandist?) for the GINGRICH-LIMBOsevic "revolution" (54 House seats, 8 Senate) of '94, touting his "focus groups" as a veneer of scientific authority. He foisted a word list of pejorative connotations to use in anti-Dem propaganda, the notable one being to use the NOUN "Democrat" where the ADJECTIVE "Democratic" goes - i.e., "I am a DEMOCRAT Party voter" instead of DemocratIC Party. The ungrammatical sound turned into a propaganda epithet.

Now *ucker CARLSON calls him a Lib!1

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https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9607985/Influential-GOP-pollster-Frank-Luntzs-research-scam-former-employees-say.html
Influential GOP pollster Frank Luntz's research is a 'total schtick and scam' that relies on manipulated focus groups, former employees say

.... 'The actions were basically contrived: He screened out anybody that isn't going to give the viewers the opinion that Frank, on behalf of his client, is looking for. Somehow, he is able to bulls**t people,' he added.

Ingram said that Luntz tried to manipulate his focus groups using 'dial testing,' in which participants turn knobs on a dial to indicate their reactions in real time.

'Frank, when he would be hired by clients, whether they would be corporate or political, would sit in that room yelling, 'Keep turning the dials! Keep turning the dials!'' Ingram said. ....

In a follow-up segment, Carlson revealed that McCarthy is renting out space in Luntz's luxury 12-bedroom penthouse in DC. ....

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Reply LUNTZ poll/focus groups nailed as "schtick & scam" by former employees, CARLSON calls him a Lib tool (Original post)
UTUSN May 22 OP
Eyeball_Kid May 22 #1
UTUSN May 22 #2
True Blue American May 22 #3
UTUSN May 22 #4
True Blue American May 22 #5
Dave in VA May 22 #9
True Blue American May 22 #10
DFW May 22 #6
malaise May 22 #7
malaise May 22 #8
UTUSN May 22 #11
malaise May 22 #12
malaise May 22 #13

Response to UTUSN (Original post)

Sat May 22, 2021, 03:38 PM

1. OMG! The alligator is eating its tail!! n/t

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Response to Eyeball_Kid (Reply #1)

Sat May 22, 2021, 03:46 PM

2. Hah! - lot of that seems to be going on!1

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Response to UTUSN (Original post)

Sat May 22, 2021, 03:48 PM

3. Told ya!

Luntz has always been a fake hustler!

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Response to True Blue American (Reply #3)

Sat May 22, 2021, 03:55 PM

4. I thought I heard a few years ago he had retired or otherwise opted out of politics

Now the link says he no longer calls himself a Repuke.






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Response to UTUSN (Reply #4)

Sat May 22, 2021, 03:57 PM

5. Luntz had a stroke

Think he lost 70 lbs. then he changed.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Luntz

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Response to True Blue American (Reply #5)

Sat May 22, 2021, 04:58 PM

9. Maybe he had a near death bed conversion?



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Response to Dave in VA (Reply #9)

Sat May 22, 2021, 05:19 PM

10. Lee Atwater did and apologized to all the people he had wronged.

He was 26 so you see Republicans have been lying for over half a century.

On another note How the Gaetz investigation began.. pull a thread it all unravels.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/gaetz-probe-started-associate-awaiting-trial-federal-sex-trafficking-stalking-n1262678

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Response to UTUSN (Original post)

Sat May 22, 2021, 04:54 PM

6. Carlson is making his shit up as he goes along, as usual

Frank Luntz is neither conservative nor liberal, nor ANYTHING. He is a talented political mercenary who has always been willing to work for those paid the most. That has always been the Republicans, therefore his allegiance was bought by them. If their money flow ebbs, so will his loyalty. The damage done to his brand is another matter, but that was his motivation from day one, and day one is something like 30 years back.

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Response to UTUSN (Original post)

Sat May 22, 2021, 04:58 PM

7. Luntz suddenly turns on McCarthy and we see this

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Sat May 22, 2021, 04:58 PM

8. Luntz suddenly turns on McCarthy and we see this

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Response to malaise (Reply #8)

Sat May 22, 2021, 10:04 PM

11. He turned on McCARTHY (his tenant)?

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Response to UTUSN (Reply #11)

Sat May 22, 2021, 10:07 PM

12. That's the best part

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Response to UTUSN (Reply #11)

Sat May 22, 2021, 10:07 PM

13. That's the best part

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