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January 27, 2006

Another Dishonest NYTimes Poll On NSA Intercepts

The usual games -- oversampling Democrats as well as oversampling Democrat-leaning cohorts (the young, the unmarried, etc.).

Plus, unfair questions that are designed to provoke a negative response.

According to the Times story accompanying the poll responses "vary" based on the wording of the question.

That is true of course, but the story neglects to mention that the wording of any of the questions doesn't include a misleading fact - that the calls are "in the US". I'd like to see the response if they actually asked the question about one of the callers being as suspected overseas terrorist, the approval numbers would skyrocket.

Par for the course.

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