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  •  PPP is going to be vindicated (15+ / 0-)

    They have good methodology. When they can put out two polls (their own, then this one for Dkos) and have it only separated by 1 point, I think that speaks to their level of precision. Really love their work, not because it's with us but because they're just a good pollster who has a sense of humor.

    Also, there's a reason why they can afford to do all this polling. They have tons of clients paying them money to do internal polls. People wouldn't be spending money on them unless they were good.

    "The most important environmental issue is one that is rarely mentioned, and that is the lack of a conservation ethic in our culture".-Gaylord Nelson

    by WorkingClassHero on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 10:24:17 AM PST

    •  Yes totally agree. PPP is even moved NC (7+ / 0-)

      and Florida into tossup category when means we have the making of another electoral near landslide if Obama can take all the swing states.

      Even Arizona my be in play. (Optimistic)

      EXPLODING HEADS on CNN and FOX. OMGosh.

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      by smokey545 on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 10:41:56 AM PST

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    •  PPP does not call cell phones (1+ / 0-)
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      and I don't think they are the best.  Cook doesn't even consider pollsters that don't call cell phones - with good reason since the young and minorities are the most likely to not have a land line.

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      by fladem on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 11:03:40 AM PST

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      •  we finally dropped our land line (0+ / 0-)

        last month.  i have never been polled nor has anyone i know except my dad - he is wealthy and white and an independent exmilitary man.  no one else i know has EVER been polled.  i don't get it.

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        by jk2003 on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 11:05:56 AM PST

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