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Here's The Truth About That Gallup Poll That Shows A Huge Lead For Mitt Romney
Posted by: jimmy hat ()
Date: October 19, 2012 05:02PM


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Re: Here's The Truth About That Gallup Poll That Shows A Huge Lead For Mitt Romney
Posted by: Obamanator ()
Date: October 19, 2012 05:03PM

One of the risks in focusing too much on the results of any one poll, like the Gallup national tracking poll, is that you may lose sight of the bigger picture.

On Thursday, that story was one of President Obama continuing to hold leads in most polls of critical states. Of the 13 polls of swing states released on Thursday, Mr. Obama held leads in 11 of them.

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Re: Here's The Truth About That Gallup Poll That Shows A Huge Lead For Mitt Romney
Posted by: On Angel's Wings ()
Date: October 19, 2012 05:08PM

Obamanator Wrote:
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> One of the risks in focusing too much on the
> results of any one poll, like the Gallup national
> tracking poll, is that you may lose sight of the
> bigger picture.
>
> On Thursday, that story was one of President Obama
> continuing to hold leads in most polls of critical
> states. Of the 13 polls of swing states released
> on Thursday, Mr. Obama held leads in 11 of them.

+1,000!

Praise Jebus!

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Re: Here's The Truth About That Gallup Poll That Shows A Huge Lead For Mitt Romney
Posted by: liberal thought ()
Date: October 19, 2012 05:11PM

If the poll shows Obama in the lead then it is reliable. If it shows Romney then it is bullshit.

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Re: Here's The Truth About That Gallup Poll That Shows A Huge Lead For Mitt Romney
Posted by: 4 more years, II ()
Date: October 19, 2012 05:15PM

jimmy hat Wrote:
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> http://www.businessinsider.com/nate-silver-on-the-
> gallup-poll-showing-huge-lead-for-mitt-romney-2012
> -10

>>> "...The context is that its most recent results differ substantially
>>> from the dozens of other state and national polls about the campaign.
>>> It’s much more likely that Gallup is wrong and everyone else is right
>>> than the other way around..."

Ya think?

http://www.fairfaxunderground.com/forum/read/40/1024112/1024112.html#msg-1024112

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Re: Here's The Truth About That Gallup Poll That Shows A Huge Lead For Mitt Romney
Posted by: Nate Lied, Polls Died ()
Date: October 19, 2012 05:20PM

Lol. Nate Silver still trying to carry Obama's water.

Go look at his own skewed system to see the effects of multiple polls showing Romney quickly closing any gaps. He just last week had to back off of his call that it was an electoral lock for Obama.

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Re: Here's The Truth About That Gallup Poll That Shows A Huge Lead For Mitt Romney
Posted by: Thomas Sowell ()
Date: October 19, 2012 05:42PM

jimmy hat Wrote:
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> http://www.businessinsider.com/nate-silver-on-the-
> gallup-poll-showing-huge-lead-for-mitt-romney-2012
> -10

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Nate Silver??

HA HA Ha ha ha!


The truth about "Nate Silver"

Silver described his own partisan orientation as follows in the FAQ on his website: "My state [Illinois] has non-partisan registration, so I am not registered as anything. I vote for Democratic candidates the majority of the time (though by no means always). This year, I have been a supporter of Barack Obama".[38] With respect to the impartiality of his electoral projections, Silver stated, "Are [my] results biased toward [my] preferred candidates? I hope not, but that is for you to decide. I have tried to disclose as much about my methodology as possible".[38]
Silver described his ideological orientation as one of "rational progressivism":

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Re: Here's The Truth About That Gallup Poll That Shows A Huge Lead For Mitt Romney
Posted by: 4 more years, II ()
Date: October 19, 2012 06:09PM

Attacking the messenger is so yesterday.

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Re: Here's The Truth About That Gallup Poll That Shows A Huge Lead For Mitt Romney
Posted by: Thomas Sowell ()
Date: October 19, 2012 07:20PM

4 more years, II Wrote:
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> Attacking the messenger is so yesterday.



Solar technology is "so yesterday"

Wind mills are "so yesterday"

battery powered horseless carriages are "so yesterday"

ethanol is "so yesterday"

Marxism is "so yesterday"

You and people like your hero Obama are "so yesterday"

The future has past you both bye and left you confused and bewildered like a couple of doting old fools trying to figure out the remote control to your new Zenith picture tube.

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Re: Here's The Truth About That Gallup Poll That Shows A Huge Lead For Mitt Romney
Posted by: trogdor! ()
Date: October 20, 2012 01:33PM

LOL. As soon as the polls turn, the media starts running stories about how polls are complete bullshit.

Too funny.

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Re: Here's The Truth About That Gallup Poll That Shows A Huge Lead For Mitt Romney
Posted by: realpoll ()
Date: October 21, 2012 12:49AM


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Re: Here's The Truth About That Gallup Poll That Shows A Huge Lead For Mitt Romney
Posted by: 4 more years, II ()
Date: October 21, 2012 02:53PM

trogdor! Wrote:
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> LOL. As soon as the polls turn, the media starts
> running stories about how polls are complete
> bullshit.

When a poll has a stated margin of error of 3% and disagrees by 8% to 11% with a bunch of other polls that are in agreement with each other, each of which also has a 3% margin of error then, without even thinking about it, it is quite okay to say "Uh...somethin's wrong here".

>
> Too funny.

Indeed.

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