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Here is the very first sentence from a post in CNN's Political Ticker by CNN Deputy Political Director Paul Steinhauser...

A new national poll indicates that two-thirds of those who watched President Obama's address to a joint session of Congress reacted favorably to his speech.

Only two-thirds?  Really?

The article goes on to contradict itself...

Sixty-eight percent of speech-watchers questioned in a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey Tuesday night had a very positive reaction to the president's address, with 24 percent suggesting they had a somewhat positive response and 8 percent indicating they had a negative reaction.

According to my math, 92% (68% very positive + 24% somewhat positive) is way more than two-thirds!

Do they really mean to imply that that those who had a "somewhat positive" reaction did not react favorably?

[Update] Hat tip to waitingforvizzini who suggested I add the word "FAIL" in the title. Wow - rec list! Yes, it's my first time. Many thanks!

Keeping Them Honest !

Originally posted to steviemo on Wed Feb 25, 2009 at 12:24 PM PST.

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