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Oh My: The Brutal Post-Debate Focus Group

Becca in TX Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 1:17 PM
Tins-My grandma taught me to play Canasta when I was about 7 and I've always loved it. She was a west Texas tough old woman who knew how to use a gun and shot many a rattlesnake. I was pretty confident that Romney was going to win the election before the debate and think this seals it.

The only focus group you really needed to get the gist of how this debate turned out was the circus on MSNBC after it ended.  The anchors ranged from morose to unhinged.  But what about the rest of America?  I flagged a few nuggets from the network's insta-polls last night, but let's circle back, shall we?  First up is CNN, which polled 430 American adults (not likely, or even registered, voters) with a D+4 sample.  So the deck was somewhat stacked to begin with.  And yet:

- 67 percent said Romney won the debate, 25 percent...