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August 01, 2012

CBS/NYT Poll Teams With Quinnippiac To Produce Even Greater Democratic Skews

What is the point of announcing polls of groups which are demonstratively not representative of the public?

The electorate in 2012 will be somewhere between 2010's edge for Republicans and 2008's six point (or so) advantage for Democrats. The only question is which it will be closer to.

The electorate will not be precisely what it was in 2008, as far as Democratic skew, and for God's sakes, it will not be even more skewed to the Democrats, as many of these polls implicitly assume.

There is no point discussing these results, the same as there is no point of polling commenters here and then announcing that Romney will win with 943% of the vote (3% Gary Johnson, 3% Ron Paul, 1% write in for Sarah Palin).

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posted by Ace at 01:28 PM

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