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  •  I was wondering about this too... (1+ / 0-)
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    Ahianne

    I'm not conversant with statistics, but isn't there something about a sample selection bias that would cause overrepresentation of Republicans in this guy's online poll?  The pollster isn't selecting his sample, it is selecting itself and since Democrats are kind of regarding this guy as comic relief, I don't see how he is going to get a representative sample.  Then there's the potential for intentional sample contamination and the likelihood one person responding multiple times.  I'm wondering how much Chambers actually knows about math.

    •  Stop with your so-called science, commie! (1+ / 0-)
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      Shishapangma

      If this clown knows anything about statistics, probability, or sampling he hasn't shown it.  An online poll is as useless as Ed Schultz's nightly 98-2 dial-in polls on MSNBC.  But it gives Chambers what he wants to see, so he will love it.

      Anyone who ever knew fear and want knows Romney is talking about him..

      by docterry on Sun Sep 30, 2012 at 05:31:17 PM PDT

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