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  •  Boy, the subtle difference in questions (4+ / 0-)
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    ferg, Wayneman, brein, math4barack

    is remarkably influential on polling outcomes.  The headlines touting the results are seldom subtle.

    •  this is called "response bias" - choice should (0+ / 0-)

      be in this poll. It is a choice that people can make. So, this poll doesn't have bias. The polls without the word "choice" like the WSJ / NBC poll out recently have response bias because they omit this word-skewing their results.

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