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Chi Donating Member (921 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-05-05 03:03 PM
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27. I'll take a stab at this....
Since both Kerry and Bush supporters were not really inclined to respond, we have to assume whatever has affected the response rates is suppressive.
Bush Response rate 50%
Kerry Response rate 56%
Since Bush responders were less inclined, we must conclude they are more effected by the negative stimuli.
The likely factor would be network/cable news.
I believe that subliminal messages broadcast by network/cable news affected Exit poll response.
When someone would decide they wanted Bush to be President again (easy to believe, between the record deficits, special attention to the rich, and the body counts), that an internal trigger would occur that made them inherently less likely to answer questions from an exit pollster, but somehow makes them much more vocal at parties, and always reasonable to talk to intelligently.
This affect seems to cross all U.S. political borders and cultures throughout the entire country.

Sorry, I've been asking myself that for the last week, and I couldn't resist 8)

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