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14. was trying to recall my own Covid help/why this doesn't worry me
Sun Apr 14, 2024, 11:54 AM
Apr 2024

This person has a memory problem:


Marecus Maupin, 41, said he now looked back at the Trump years as a time of economic prosperity, even though he is making more money with Mr. Biden as president. He voted for Mr. Biden and now plans to back Mr. Trump.
“We all had a little bit more money in our pockets when he was in office. I think he gave out more money than any other president that I have had in my lifetime,” he said of Mr. Trump. “It now feels like, although I’m making more, I’m not seeing it.”


However, I recall getting quite a bit of money during Covid. It took me about five minutes of thinking to recall that a job that was important to me was entirely decimated and has never come back. Thus I got a fairly sizable amount.

After my difficulty in remembering, I'm not so worried. Even if this survey wasn't flawed (which it is--as a former market researcher for NBC, CBS, and ABC, I looked at the same excerpts of the methodology above and honed in on the same boldfaced sentences), we, meaning Democrats, have a sizable war chest to remind people of what an ass he was and now he's even worse.

Furthermore, these people who fall into such groups can be targeted fairly economically. Here I'm drawing on my background as a media buyer.

So to conclude, even if this survey was done to standards, I would still not be worried. We have the money and know-how to counteract these memory lapses.

It's like Gore Vidal said: thucythucy Apr 2024 #1
+1. Selective amnesia dalton99a Apr 2024 #2
Some Headline Kid Berwyn Apr 2024 #3
Deeply flawed poll by deeply flawed pollster says what? Fiendish Thingy Apr 2024 #4
There is a long tradition e.g. Whitewater, Iraq WMDs, Hillary emails, ...... dalton99a Apr 2024 #7
I have Rebl2 Apr 2024 #5
He's on trial for the laws he personally broke Johonny Apr 2024 #6
Another B.S. poll from times/sienna. Think. Again. Apr 2024 #8
The poll would have us believe that 25% say Biden was mostly good and 42% say Trump was mostly good DFW Apr 2024 #9
" Either my country is deeply flawed or the poll is." FBaggins Apr 2024 #17
Point taken. n/t DFW Apr 2024 #19
I see it on Facebook with the "Are you better off than you were 4 years ago" thing, and they say No MiniMe Apr 2024 #10
They want to forget 2020 like it never happened. doc03 Apr 2024 #11
Most blame Covid for the economy crippling Polybius Apr 2024 #12
Yet another example of polls being half media/pollster log rolling racket, half Voltaire/Vonnegut lunacy gulliver Apr 2024 #13
was trying to recall my own Covid help/why this doesn't worry me NJCher Apr 2024 #14
Remember the good old days when over a million people died from Covid tanyev Apr 2024 #15
Never mind the polling....but.. albacore Apr 2024 #16
Insanity budkin Apr 2024 #18
Gee, gosh, I wonder how much media normalizing of Trump has to do with that? Silent3 Apr 2024 #20
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