Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Do you think that the polls are biased in favor of Obama? If so, you are not alone.

A plurality of Americans and more than seven in 10 Republicans say pollsters are intentionally skewing results to benefit President Obama, according to a new poll released Tuesday.Some 42 percent of voters surveyed by Daily Kos and SEIU believe pollsters are manipulating their sample sizes to benefit the incumbent president, while 40 percent do not. An additional 18 percent said they were not sure. That's evidence that Republican claims that Democrats and minority voters are being oversampled in national polls could be resonating — and potentially undermining the momentum of the president's early lead. (More)
Read the whole article. It is worth it.
Of course, there is a little bit of irony here in that the article is based on polling data.

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