Re: ABC Early Voting Poll: Why this is utter propaganda.

Discussion in 'DVD Video' started by Jasmine, Oct 28, 2004.

  1. Jasmine

    Jasmine Guest

    "Explosives Blow Up on Shit Faced Kerry" <The damn explosive story blew up
    all on my face @ My Mansion .com> wrote in message
    > Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004 6:14 p.m. EDT
    > ABC Early Voting Poll: Bush Ahead
    > ABC News reported Tuesday that polling of people who have already voted
    > shows George Bush with the lead over John Kerry by a significant margin,

    > percent to 47 percent.

    ....."a tracking poll reports..." This statement is based on a "tracking
    poll" (without a printed margin of error - but these generally are + and - 4
    %! A large spread) by ABC.

    And the article also says: "The overall ABC tracking poll has a slightly
    different tilt, with Kerry ahead by 49 to 48 percent".

    Here is another "poll" inth e same article and nearly as accurate: "The
    poll isn't a scientific sample, but the theory is that it's a good predictor
    because kids tend to reflect their parents' views. But a Nickelodeon TV
    kiddie poll favored Kerry with 57 percent of the vote."

    AND to get an even more accurate picture, look at this article copied from
    another post by "Fred":

    Remember 2000...when Gore WON the popular vote by 1/2 million votes?
    from the same date in 2000 27 October:

    CNN/Time poll:(CNN) -- Republican presidential nominee George W. Bush
    holds a 49-to-43 percent edge over Democratic rival Al Gore in the
    latest CNN/Time poll, conducted Wednesday and Thursday.

    The poll of 2,060 adult Americans, including 1,076 likely voters, has
    a margin of error of plus or minus three percentage points and

    is thus in essential agreement with a CNN/USA Today/Gallup tracking
    poll also released Friday. That poll gives Bush a 52 percent-39
    percent edge over Gore.

    More important, both polls show the same snapshot of the current
    state of the presidential campaign: a solid advantage for Bush.
    ABC News and The Washington Post both have daily tracking polls today
    putting the race at 48 percent for Bush and 45 percent for


    Jasmine, Oct 28, 2004
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