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PEW report: polls are skewed partly because Democrat respondents are lying to pollsters
Coach is Right ^ | 10/16/2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins

Posted on 10/16/2012 12:19:33 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax

A newly discovered report from Pew (it was hidden since last winter) contains some interesting data on the veracity of survey respondents. Horror of horrors, Pew has actually said unequivocally that some people who speak to pollsters lie! Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, flatly accuses 60% of those who answer their surveys by saying they are “registered voters” are lying and are falsely claiming to be registered voters.

Pew also found that “likely voters” are not always telling the truth and point to the statistical impossibility of more “likely voters” in their surveys than actually recorded votes in recent elections.

In a rare moment of journalistic honesty Pew pointed directly to Democrats as the problem because they are liars. This keeps pollsters like Pew from producing honest results...

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: 2012election; 2012polls; barackobama; democrats; donkeyparty; lies; lyingobamavoters; pewpolls; polls2012

1 posted on 10/16/2012 12:19:44 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: Oldpuppymax

You know what they say.... “Bullsh_t in....Bullsh_t out”


2 posted on 10/16/2012 12:22:14 PM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: Oldpuppymax
Pew also found that “likely voters” are not always telling the truth and point to the statistical impossibility of more “likely voters” in their surveys than actually recorded votes in recent elections.

I guess Pew hasn't been to Philadelphia or Chicago recently.

3 posted on 10/16/2012 12:23:00 PM PDT by kidd
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To: Oldpuppymax

Uh, gee, “Coach”, this sounds like an excuse for Obama’s falling numbers to me.


4 posted on 10/16/2012 12:23:00 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Oldpuppymax

A lot of the ‘RATS claim to be republicans who served as a “sniper” in Iraq and voted for Bush. Twice.


5 posted on 10/16/2012 12:23:09 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (This is America! Being dead is no excuse not to vote!!!)
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To: Oldpuppymax
Pew also found that “likely voters” are not always telling the truth and point to the statistical impossibility of more “likely voters” in their surveys than actually recorded votes in recent elections.

I guess Pew hasn't been to Philadelphia or Chicago recently.

6 posted on 10/16/2012 12:23:10 PM PDT by kidd
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To: Oldpuppymax

Dems lie! News at 10 o’clock.


7 posted on 10/16/2012 12:23:15 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Oh yeah. Most of them claim to drive a “Honda” Prius also.


8 posted on 10/16/2012 12:24:17 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (This is America! Being dead is no excuse not to vote!!!)
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To: Oldpuppymax

Well, I guess I’ll stay home Nov. 6th


9 posted on 10/16/2012 12:25:29 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Oldpuppymax

duh.............


10 posted on 10/16/2012 12:25:46 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (r)
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To: Oldpuppymax

Hmmmm, democrats lie?

I’m shocked, shocked.

The next thing, you’ll be a’tellin’ me that Muslims lie too.


11 posted on 10/16/2012 12:25:58 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Oldpuppymax

Felons can’t vote.


12 posted on 10/16/2012 12:27:38 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: Oldpuppymax

As a professional, I am shocked, shocked I say, that lying is going on in these polls.

Trends are meaningful (see Rasmussen below), so long as the question wording is steady, but the absolute numbers are suspect. In particular, Republicans are likely to lie about their party, claiming to be Dems who hate the current sleazy liberal incumbent, while Dems are likely to lie about registration (and less often about their party). Despite all the lies, our product is useful for an educated consumer, it just is not the ground truth that many want it to be.


13 posted on 10/16/2012 12:28:43 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Oldpuppymax

If your boss and the hierarchy of the place you work are rabid partisans and you receive a call from a “Pollster” whose calling name and number display as “Unknown Number”, how are you going to answer the questions?


14 posted on 10/16/2012 12:30:29 PM PDT by fso301
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To: LibFreeUSA

Liberals lied, polls died.


15 posted on 10/16/2012 12:31:25 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Oldpuppymax

There’s a nice balance here. Democrat politicians lie and Democrat voters lie. Makes perfect sense.


16 posted on 10/16/2012 12:31:25 PM PDT by all the best (`~!)
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To: Pollster1
http://unskewedpolls.com/
17 posted on 10/16/2012 12:32:56 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Oldpuppymax
Does Pew poll cemeteries?
18 posted on 10/16/2012 12:38:22 PM PDT by outofsalt ("If History teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything")
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To: Oldpuppymax
...Pew has actually said unequivocally that some people who speak to pollsters lie!

Oh man, they caught me!

19 posted on 10/16/2012 12:39:25 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Oldpuppymax

I lie to them every time they interupt my dinner


20 posted on 10/16/2012 12:41:59 PM PDT by yuleeyahoo (Liberty is not collective, it is personal. All liberty is individual liberty. - Calvin Coolidge)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I would love for them to be right, and I believe some of their predictions, but I don't have enough confidence in their methodology to accept all of their conclusions. "Ohio: 51-48 Romney -- Late momentum and great ground game win the Buckeye state for Romney" - lovely sentiment, but "late momentum" cannot be justified mathematically. NJ a two point loss, and NM and MI for Romney also strike me as irrational exuberance.

I do believe them on Romney carrying CO (probably), FL, NV, VA, NC, and MO, as well as some of the other swing states, maybe even PA, if nothing major goes wrong in the campaign and if the Dems do not expand their voter fraud program in those states. However, it also comes down to turnout and weather. Bad weather in the swing states would be a big positive for the candidate with the motivated voters - Romney.

21 posted on 10/16/2012 1:11:17 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Oldpuppymax

ya mean like when they call a Conservative talk show and lead off with “I’m a lifelong Republican, BUT...”?


22 posted on 10/16/2012 1:20:52 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Oldpuppymax

How dare anyone lie to the liars. What is this world coming to?


23 posted on 10/16/2012 1:38:29 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: outofsalt

that’s the problem with rats.

most of them hate the Bible and call it a “myth” because of the miracles..........

and they raise more dead every election year than Our Lord ever did.

Blessings, bobo


24 posted on 10/16/2012 5:02:01 PM PDT by bobo1
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To: Oldpuppymax
Pew has actually said unequivocally that some people who speak to pollsters lie!

Just to further throw monkey wrenches into the poll process, I am a lifelomg registered democrat, but haven't voted democrat since 1960. I always lie to polls.

My reason is simple. I detest the the reality that the weak of mind and mental horsepower use polls as the measuring stick of what defines the "winning" side. So they they want to vote the perceived winner, breeding overconfidence, but triggering brain cells at the polling place and switching choices and actually voting the issues.

25 posted on 10/16/2012 9:53:40 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: LS; Perdogg

Ping


26 posted on 10/16/2012 10:00:37 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (The pundits have forgotten the 2010 elections.)
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