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Confused by all the polls?
Pollsters explain the variation

CBS News, by Stephanie Condon

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/19/2012 7:14:18 PM

As recently as two weeks ago, political prognosticators were looking at polls and declaring, "If Romney would have to pull off a miracle to close the gap in national polling, he has no shot at matching the president in the electoral college." This week, with Gallup polling showing Mitt Romney with a strong national lead over President Obama, some conservatives are pointing to the Republican candidate's likely victory. The latest polls out of Wisconsin and Iowa, meanwhile, show Mr. Obama with a modest but clear lead in the two battleground states. For what it's worth,

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This is funny. The companies that run and solicit the polls are beginning to come out with excuses for why they have been (or will be) inaccurate. they forgot an excuse here: the dog did it.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Golden, 10/19/2012 7:19:06 PM     (No. 8946726)

They are still over sampling dems. I can't wait for the final tally Nov 6th.. I hope it's a landslide..


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Engrpat, 10/19/2012 7:25:55 PM     (No. 8946732)

I fail to understand the over sampling of dems by the numbers they are showing. Look back 4 years ago and every news cast started and ended with the huge crowds that Obama was drawing, now he is forced to rally in community college basketball arenas. There is no way that the dems will bring out the numbers they did 4 years ago. I understand that Romney is drawing large crowds but the MSM won't report, makes Obama look bad.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lanczos, 10/19/2012 7:27:08 PM     (No. 8946735)

Here's the explanation: "We poll RATs, RATs, RATs, and more RATs."

EVERYONE knows that Once A Messiah has been chosen by the RATmedia, Then He is totally incapable of error.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Robinsolana, 10/19/2012 8:07:07 PM     (No. 8946795)

CBS tries to explain the Liberal Plantation media's own poll confusion.
If you assume they are lying and spinning at least things are clearer.
It is like Obama.
When you realize he is continuously lying and manipulating, things become clearer.
Obama demands you believe his phantasy and that leads to confusion.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mitzi, 10/19/2012 8:32:05 PM     (No. 8946831)

These polls don''t really make much difference to me. I'm waiting for the results of the big one on Nov. 7.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 10/20/2012 7:06:41 AM     (No. 8947337)

"Well, we only poll right-thinking people. You know, people just like us."

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