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"Dewey Defeats Truman," Polls Have Fatal Flaws that Hide True Romney Surge

Roll Tide Libertarian Wrote: Oct 25, 2012 11:52 AM
I've received several calls from pollsters on my cell phone while at work. I usually say I'm at work and hang up. If you can take that much time to answer a poll while at work, how easy is your job. Written on my lunch half-hour
While this topic has been covered, it is now time to put real "meat on the bones" to explain why polling in this year's presidential contest, not just nationally but in many of the battleground states, may be off when compared to the actual results.

Looking at a vast array of polls coming out just two weeks before the presidential election, critically important states such as Florida and Ohio appear to be close and anyone's guess as to the final result. And while some national surveys, such as Gallup, have shown Republican nominee Mitt Romney running ahead of President...