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  •  Gotta wonder (1+ / 0-)
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    why, if they were making the shit up, they were also getting such low numbers in Nates pollster ratings.  You'd think that they would choose to get closer to the average of the three or four best pollsters.

    "Empty vessels make the loudest sound, they have the least wit and are the greatest blabbers" Plato

    by Empty Vessel on Tue Jun 29, 2010 at 11:06:45 AM PDT

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    •  I doubt they were doing that. (4+ / 0-)
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      Kestrel, Swordsmith, ErinW43, Empty Vessel

      They were probably just using smaller samples than they claimed, and not being careful enough about the randomness of them.

      "They paved paradise, and put in a parking lot."
      "...Don't it always seem to go, that you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone?"
      - Joni Mitchell

      by davewill on Tue Jun 29, 2010 at 11:19:23 AM PDT

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