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Response to MoonRiver (Original post)

Tue Nov 17, 2015, 01:17 AM

39. I do not think any of the polling done now is that reliable

I believe Bernie Sanders will get a lot more Republican votes than one might expect. There are a number of Republicans who think there is no acceptable candidate for President in the current GOP lineup. "They are all nuts." But there is also the fact that a lot of Bernie's positions on certain issues are positions many main-stream Republicans support, for instance, Social Security and Medicare. It is not often discussed, but on many, many issues Americans agree in large positive percentages on key points. Yes, the usual divisive social issues are dragged out gain to split Americans' -- but everyone is catching on to the fact that is is simply a ploy to distract from the true goals of the Republican party.

So the polls usually sample (if I can use that word loosely in light we have learned about methods being utilized) Republicans and Democrats separately instead of just polling all likely American voters in one group and presenting the potential for a cross-over impact.

And then there is the fact 25% of the people have no clue who Bernie Sanders is. Since he has started advertising, that will slowly change.

And then there is the recent incident of Bernie Sanders of being shown by a reporter the huge gap between his numbers and Hillary's number while being asked how did he think he could win the election when these numbers showed him so far behind? He looked at the numbers on the papers and simply said, "those are not the numbers I am seeing." I felt this was a true statement. I believe both Hillary and Bernie Sanders have totally different numbers than the ones the public is being fed.

And finally, now that I see that Mark Penn (the man in the middle) is involved in polling, I can only add what more does one need to believe the results are skewed than that?

Sam

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