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2019-03-17 Home Front: Politix
Trump's national emergency declaration opposed by majority of Americans, polls find
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-03-17 02:01|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [396 views ]  Top

#1 You can design a poll to report whatever results you're looking for. Show me the questions and the data
Posted by Warthog 2019-03-17 07:44||   2019-03-17 07:44|| Front Page Top

#2 Don't forget how did they choose the participants. Plus the locations picked.
Posted by AlmostAnonymous5839 2019-03-17 08:48||   2019-03-17 08:48|| Front Page Top

#3 Polling is hard to start with, but now it's become Yet Another Partisan Tool.
One of my favorite tricks is asking "In regard to Subject X, do you think the country is on the right track?"
Results:
1/3 Too much X. Stop it!
1/3 We're cool!
1/3 We need more X!

This gets reported as 2/3 of the country says were are on the wrong track. Fake but Accurate.
Posted by SteveS 2019-03-17 09:37||   2019-03-17 09:37|| Front Page Top

#4 And even if the polls are accurate...so what?

Do what's right for the country.

Only about a third of the population of the thirteen colonies were willing to fight for independence, too.

Majorities ratify revolutions; they rarely make them.
Posted by charger 2019-03-17 11:36||   2019-03-17 11:36|| Front Page Top

#5 Do you think pollsters will ever realize that 90% of all gun owners lie to them?
Posted by Silentbrick 2019-03-17 11:47||   2019-03-17 11:47|| Front Page Top

#6 Horse manure.
Posted by Woodrow 2019-03-17 13:00||   2019-03-17 13:00|| Front Page Top

#7 Regarding #5 I think it is even more fundamental than that. I never accept polling calls or questionnaires. What percentage of the public is non responsive and what do you think their political views are. Ever meet a silent, reticent lefty who doesn’t share opinion when asked?
Posted by NoMoreBS 2019-03-17 13:50||   2019-03-17 13:50|| Front Page Top

#8 Well, if you overdose on heroin and/or fentanyl from Mexico you are likely to end up either in the morgue or the emergency room. If you go to the emergency room, that's an emergency. Multiply that by several thousand a year. Further, if you are killed and/or wounded by a violent illegal alien you are likely to end up either in the morgue or the emergency room. Multiply that by several thousand a year. Finally, if your two-party democracy is turned into a one-party socialist hell-hole by illegal aliens who illegally vote, that's an emergency. If your Democrat/RINO representative in Congress doesn't understand these facts or is bribed to deny them, it's an emergency.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2019-03-17 14:37||   2019-03-17 14:37|| Front Page Top

#9 Those polls worked so well in the last presidential election
Posted by Chris 2019-03-17 18:24||   2019-03-17 18:24|| Front Page Top

#10 A Pollster once admitted to keep in business they had too find out what the people paying them for the poll really wanted to hear. If you told them the truth of the situation they would hire someone else. The best tactic was to weasel word the poll so it could be interpreted many ways.
Posted by Snavimble Bucket1794 2019-03-17 19:30||   2019-03-17 19:30|| Front Page Top

#11 The polls said Hildabeest was going to win in 2016 with near certainty. Many people on the left were butt-hurt election night. It still goes on. Little honesty in the MSM and their polls.
Posted by JohnQC 2019-03-17 21:14||   2019-03-17 21:14|| Front Page Top

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