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Introducing The New Polling Firm of Madoff, Marist, Quinnipiac and Ponzi

james207 Wrote: Sep 29, 2012 9:17 PM
I really got a kick out of the carter, Regan race! Carter is way ahead, cant lose, stupid cowboy actor has no chance etc! Next day ol jimma was getting ready to head back to the peanut farm!

After a few weeks spent tracking down and questioning pollsters and the reporters of polls, I can assure the reader that pollsters are the modern-day alchemists. They promise to turn numbers into predictive gold. We'd all like to believe these magical powers exist, but we shouldn't. The pollsters of 2012 just don't know who is going to win in November any more than did the pollsters of 1980 know that Ronald Reagan was headed towards a landslide in that late-breaking year.

I'd like to believe Scott Rasmussen that the race between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama is tied. Democrats...