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Newsweek poll: 053, M41 (Newsweak's sample: 36% Dems, 36% Independents, 27% Republicans)
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Posted on 10/24/2008 5:26:30 PM PDT by Chet 99

Newsweek poll: 053, M41 (Newsweak's sample: 36% Dems, 36% Independents, 27% Republicans)

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1 posted on 10/24/2008 5:26:30 PM PDT by Chet 99
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To: kesg

Good lord, look at the internals on this one.


2 posted on 10/24/2008 5:26:56 PM PDT by Chet 99 (Vote McCain/Palin, or this will be our future: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTb5EFZmgbs)
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To: Chet 99
Newsweak's sample: 36% Dems, 36% Independents, 27% Republicans

Shameless bastards

3 posted on 10/24/2008 5:27:21 PM PDT by Petronski (Please pray for the success of McCain and Palin. Every day, whenever you pray.)
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To: Petronski
These Lamestream media types are going to have to get a new Schtick. There is a part of the electorate that is becoming very wise to their ways and are a lot more sophisticated than they think.
4 posted on 10/24/2008 5:28:45 PM PDT by rlferny
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To: Chet 99

I sure hope this one is better than the last one ...

Why doesn’t Obama takes Rush’s offer, stop campaigning. And why is Obama campaigning for other Dimocrats? Could it be, just maybe, like the primaries, Obama is really way behind, and there are no super delegates to help him out here.


5 posted on 10/24/2008 5:28:45 PM PDT by Tarpon (Barack Obama will ban all the guns he has the votes for ...)
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To: Chet 99

Why don’t they just skip the Republicans altogether and make it unanimous?


6 posted on 10/24/2008 5:28:58 PM PDT by Route66 (........America's Main Street)
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To: Chet 99

Chet your new name is “poll Guy”. God love ya...


7 posted on 10/24/2008 5:29:27 PM PDT by Bush Revolution ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."...Let's win this thing)
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To: Chet 99

Bwahahahahaha!


8 posted on 10/24/2008 5:29:39 PM PDT by rom (Keep Senator Government from Spreading YOUR Wealth! McCain/Palin '08!)
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To: Petronski; All

I’m not even going to waste time breaking this one down.


9 posted on 10/24/2008 5:30:04 PM PDT by johncocktoasten (Obama/Biden '08, in and of itself, A Bridge To Nowhere)
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To: Petronski
Independents are almost always Dems, I agree with Rush, Independents are embarrassed Democrats.
10 posted on 10/24/2008 5:30:26 PM PDT by Bush Revolution ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."...Let's win this thing)
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To: Chet 99

Newsweak is truly laughable.

I know nervous nellies like to get upset at polls, but even they should laugh at this one.

It’s a joke.


11 posted on 10/24/2008 5:31:08 PM PDT by Names Ash Housewares (Refusing to kneel before the polling gods and whimper. FIGHT!)
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To: Bush Revolution

God love ya, stand up Chet, stand up!


12 posted on 10/24/2008 5:31:21 PM PDT by CARTOUCHE (two roads diverged and I chose the one less travelled by)
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To: Chet 99

I’d like to see where they poll as well

for instance do they poll in black neighbor hoods when polling nation wide, do they poll more in MA than they do ion GA

these internals are just down right biased, sadly most people don’t understand how polling works

so far it’s looking good for McCain in CO


13 posted on 10/24/2008 5:31:51 PM PDT by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman no sick MA,CT sham marriage end racism end affirmative action)
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To: Chet 99

WTF??? 36% Independents?!

Who are they polling, their staff?


14 posted on 10/24/2008 5:32:13 PM PDT by maggief
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To: Petronski

The figures to 72% dems 27% rep 1% ind


15 posted on 10/24/2008 5:33:04 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Acorn, Africa,Alinsky, Ayers,....BroadwayBank,Bastard child,Birthcert......now to the "C"s ;-))
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To: Chet 99

the only people who don’t realise that the media are looking really stupid and have no respect form most is the media


16 posted on 10/24/2008 5:33:04 PM PDT by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman no sick MA,CT sham marriage end racism end affirmative action)
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To: Bush Revolution

“Independents are almost always Dems”.

Not so. If that were true, no republican would ever be elected.

Think how many conservatives are pissed off at RINOs and the party.


17 posted on 10/24/2008 5:33:18 PM PDT by Names Ash Housewares (Refusing to kneel before the polling gods and whimper. FIGHT!)
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To: Chet 99

So essentially 4 people out of every 10 is an Independent. Yeah - right.


18 posted on 10/24/2008 5:33:28 PM PDT by IDRATHERNOT
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To: Bush Revolution
Chet your new name is “poll Guy”. God love ya...

O'Biden... Is that you??!!

19 posted on 10/24/2008 5:33:41 PM PDT by RogerWilko
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To: Chet 99

Why post ANYTHING from Newsweek? You mind as well post Pravda instead.

JoMa


20 posted on 10/24/2008 5:34:28 PM PDT by joma89
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To: Tarpon

How many ways can you say bogus propaganda?


21 posted on 10/24/2008 5:35:10 PM PDT by techno
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To: Chet 99

Remember that NewsWEAK is the Washington Post Corp. They have newspapers, TV stations, magazines and Buffet (the Soros of Omaha) is the largest shareholder.

NewsWeak’s affiliate TV stations are making tens of millions in TV ads for Obama ditto with web banner ads on Wa PO and NewsWeak web sites.

This poll is clearly BS. It is laughable that Obama has anything over 46% let alone 53%. Ignore this sh**.

IBD/TIPP and Battleground are probably the only independent pollsters without an agenda.


22 posted on 10/24/2008 5:36:04 PM PDT by Frantzie
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To: Chet 99
Good lord, look at the internals on this one.

36% D, 36% left-leaning Is, and 28 Rs. Unrepresentative of likely voters. Not valid. Bogus. Fraudulent. A waste of time. They must have polled their own reporters and editors, plus a few secretaries and mail clerk types in order to get the Republican total up to 28. I wish they would stop doing that.

23 posted on 10/24/2008 5:37:12 PM PDT by kesg
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To: Chet 99

Ya gotta understand. Newsweak is trying to sell magazines. The only people still subscribing to that garbage are doctors’ and dentists’ offices.


24 posted on 10/24/2008 5:37:50 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I'm voting for McCain/Palin so I can look my grandchildren in the eyes when I tell them I'm sorry.)
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To: Petronski

I second that quote — shows how bad Obama is doing when they have to sample more Indys then Republicans to get their numbers.


25 posted on 10/24/2008 5:40:17 PM PDT by PhiKapMom ( BOOMER SOONER -- VOTE FOR McCAIN/PALIN2008! LetsGetThisRight.com)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

This is just stupid now


26 posted on 10/24/2008 5:40:38 PM PDT by italianquaker (Fake polls do not equal real votes(as one freeper put it))
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To: kesg

http://www.newsweek.com/id/165570

That links to the PDF. it says 27% Republican. They may have also oversampled 18-34, I’m not sure though.

I wonder what this poll would say at 1996’s 39-35 turnout.


27 posted on 10/24/2008 5:41:40 PM PDT by Chet 99 (Vote McCain/Palin, or this will be our future: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTb5EFZmgbs)
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To: Chet 99
(Newsweak's sample: 36% Dems, 36% Independents, 27% Republicans)

Newswek to Republicans: Drop Dead!

28 posted on 10/24/2008 5:43:32 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: Chet 99

Anyone want to guess how many of the Independents are actually Democrats?


29 posted on 10/24/2008 5:44:38 PM PDT by CatOwner
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To: Chet 99
That links to the PDF. it says 27% Republican. They may have also oversampled 18-34, I’m not sure though.

If they over-sampled by party, then it's most likely that they would over-sample by age and race, too.

30 posted on 10/24/2008 5:45:19 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: CatOwner

This is really getting absurd.


31 posted on 10/24/2008 5:45:48 PM PDT by Chet 99 (Vote McCain/Palin, or this will be our future: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTb5EFZmgbs)
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To: Chet 99

Let’s say the I’s are really 12%, and split the other 28% 50/50. That would say the sample is 50% D, 41% R. In other words, it’s worthless.


32 posted on 10/24/2008 5:50:32 PM PDT by rashley (Rashley)
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To: Chet 99

Even if this poll was polled at 36D/36R/27I, their internals would indicate that Obama would have 49.2% and McCain would have 43.8%. Sorry, but if the GOP matches the DEMs in voter turnout, McCain get 300+ EVs. End of story.


33 posted on 10/24/2008 5:53:51 PM PDT by CatOwner
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To: Chet 99

worthless poll but there is one fun internal:

Biden is unknown by 4 times as many people as THE GOVERNOR!
(Well, it’s 4% to 1% LOL!)

So the media should spend a little time talking about Joe, even though doing so would cut into the time they can spend lying about THE GOVERNOR.


34 posted on 10/24/2008 5:56:20 PM PDT by mrsmith
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To: Chet 99

I suppose in the Left’s dream world, Republicans would make up only 27% of the electorate. The Left/MSM is trying their hardest to depress our votes and marginalize us so their dream becomes reality.

I must say it’s making me very angry and it encourages me to work harder. I want to see the 0bama campaign go down in humiliation.


35 posted on 10/24/2008 5:57:51 PM PDT by mplsconservative
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To: Chet 99

I’m just thinking that we could come up with some pretty damned good polls if we gave the Democrats 27%, the Independents 36%, and the Republicans 36%. And then we would be the folks crying in our spilled milk on November 5th.

If Newsweek is truly breaking out the polls the way you state here, we have some incredible amatures, or incredible propagandists at work here. Most likely both!

There will weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth on 11/05/08. Sorry Democrats, I feel your pain. Try putting some ice on it.


36 posted on 10/24/2008 5:58:23 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Is Obamanation what our founding fathers, our fallen men in combat, and Ronald Reagan had in mind?)
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To: Chet 99; italianquaker; LS
That links to the PDF. it says 27% Republican. They may have also oversampled 18-34, I’m not sure though.

The number for 18-34 y/o voters looks about right, at least for the LV model (RV looks a little bit oversampled). I'm wondering where they got the absurdly low 35-44 y/o number though. It's low by at least 4%, I'd say. The big trick is with the D/R breakdown. 9% D advantage, which mimics the Operation Chaos/ACORN tomfoolery, but is at least a 6% departure from historical breakdowns from within the last two years, and is even further afield from the post-voting partisan breakdown in the 2004 election.

One thing that bothers me is that I've been hearing of a number of people, such as our own FReeper Italianquaker, who report that they were called by a polling outfit, but were hung up on after they identified as Republican, conservative, McCain supporter, etc. Hung up on! I can see maybe weighing certain respondants out from your data set to fit your particular blend of special sauce, but hanging up on people? Refusing to even gather someone's data after they identify a certain way? IQ isn't the only FReeper who's reported this, and I've heard anecdotal evidences elsewhere to the same effect. Hanging up on someone strikes me as a singularly incompetent way to conduct a poll, to be sure, and indicates to me that there is more than just some past-the-expiration-date special sauce going into some of these polls.

37 posted on 10/24/2008 5:58:42 PM PDT by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus (Here they come boys! As thick as grass, and as black as thunder!)
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To: Route66

so true


38 posted on 10/24/2008 6:01:16 PM PDT by beagleone
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To: Chet 99

Newsweek has zero credibility. They are a left wing propaganda outfit.


39 posted on 10/24/2008 6:03:18 PM PDT by NoobRep
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus
Hanging up on someone strikes me as a singularly incompetent way to conduct a poll, to be sure, and indicates to me that there is more than just some past-the-expiration-date special sauce going into some of these polls.

How about some behind-the-scenes threats? Pressure from the Obama campaign? The Thugocracy may have started a year ago.

40 posted on 10/24/2008 6:04:42 PM PDT by CatOwner
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To: CARTOUCHE; Chet 99

Stnad up for Chet!


41 posted on 10/24/2008 6:05:14 PM PDT by mockingbyrd (When I say Obama. You say Ayers.....Obama! Ayers!)
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To: manc
I’d like to see where they poll as well

I wouldn't be surprised to find out they don't really poll at all. If you're going to fudge the numbers anyway, why bother?

42 posted on 10/24/2008 6:06:46 PM PDT by Proudcongal (POW/WOW '08)
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To: manc
I’d like to see where they poll as well

The newsroom?

43 posted on 10/24/2008 6:09:08 PM PDT by CatOwner
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To: Chet 99

These lies camouflaged as polls from the media need to be incentive to work even harder getting the message to voters to actually vote on the 4th.

Spreading the truth about these media lies needs to be mission number one.
Make sure everyone you know gets to the poling place and votes.

Expose the lie to all you know.


44 posted on 10/24/2008 6:11:25 PM PDT by Jazz1968
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To: RogerWilko

I get it...ha...to...the...haha


45 posted on 10/24/2008 6:12:15 PM PDT by Bush Revolution ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."...Let's win this thing)
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To: CARTOUCHE
He He, that was subconscious...
46 posted on 10/24/2008 6:13:16 PM PDT by Bush Revolution ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."...Let's win this thing)
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To: Bush Revolution

I disagree with that. And if they do tend to be embarrassed Dems, then they won’t go for the most far left Dem of them all. Makes no sense.


47 posted on 10/24/2008 6:14:35 PM PDT by Hildy
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To: Names Ash Housewares

There are also a lot of moderates and conservatives who don’t want to be bothered. They just want to vote and not be continuously called during the political season at dinner time.


48 posted on 10/24/2008 6:16:29 PM PDT by CatOwner
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To: Bush Revolution

Thank God somebody got it! I thought I might’ve wasted my time!


49 posted on 10/24/2008 6:16:37 PM PDT by RogerWilko
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To: Hildy

Okay maybe I’m wrong, but my most important point is that they over sample Dems and that’s drives me nuts...but I’m used to it now...


50 posted on 10/24/2008 6:16:44 PM PDT by Bush Revolution ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."...Let's win this thing)
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