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‘Preference Cascade’
American Spectator, by Robert Stacy McCain

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Posted By:Not your typical New Yorker, 10/22/2012 11:50:48 PM

Public-opinion polls are lagging indicators in politics. By the time a shift in the trend becomes clear from poll data, the causes of the shift are days or weeks in the past. It is therefore unwise to extrapolate the current trend forward or to begin thinking of polls as supernatural prophecies that predict future events. With all those caveats in mind, however, Mitt Romney enters the final two weeks of the presidential campaign looking very much like the next president of the United States, and it is not merely poll data that creates this impression.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: woodsman, 10/22/2012 11:59:05 PM     (No. 8954312)

The author attributes Romney's gains to debate 1 and Bengazi....I truly believe that it was debate 1 where the nation met an un-media-filtered Mitt contrasted with a non-media-hyped Obama.

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