but notice the DATES of one they deliberately EXCLUDED... NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl 12/07 - 12/11 271 RV 40 23 9 8 6 3 5 Gingrich +17
Karl Rove's favorite polling-analyst organization: Real Clear Politics (of Chicago) has again demonstrated its bias in favor of Mitt Romney.
By doing this RCP 'sleight of math', they can now report an average, and a trend chart that more closely agrees with the MSM and Karl Rove talking points, that Gingrich is falling fast and Romney is on course to take the lead.
"Governing & Political Change" held in St. Paul Minnesota, September 3, 2008Bachmann: The question is on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the outrage and will it go private? or where are Fannie Mae and Feddie Mac going to go? Gingrich: Well, I think this is one of the great tests of reform- of a populist reform conservatism. There is ZERO reasons to bail out these two institutions. They have violated the fundamental principle of why they were created. And I did a fair amount of-... Let me be right up front... I did a fair amount of work with Freddie Mac, looking at it, consulting it, but not at a fiduciary level, but at a general public policy level. I am appalled at the degree of management irresponsibility that both places have had, and I think they should be treated precisely like a private sector institution, And the stockholders, and the senior management should fundamentally have to bear the brunt... I don't think you want to let them go broke, because they're enormous, and that has a BIG second and third order consequence on the system. But I think what you want to say, is as a consequence of their survival, they should be broken up, they should go thru the equivalent of a receivership, and everybody who was profiting from them should pay the cost of having failed. And the general taxpayer should NOT bear that burden. and I think that could be handled totally different. But there is ZERO reason, now that they've failed... I was perfectly happy to to not PUSH the issue, as long as they weren't failing, but NOW that they've clearly failed their fiduciary responsibility, there is zero reason for the average taxpayer to bail out these institutions. And their senior managements have been DISGRACEFUL in the mismanagement, particularly I think, of Fannie Mae which had huge, huge, internal problems in terms of accounting, in a way you can't quite understand,,, How could people run an institution THAT badly?
The country clubbers have closed ranks around Mittens. No surprise there.
Here's a few:
|RCP Average||12/7 - 12/17||--||30.5||22.5||9.8||8.0||7.0||3.5||3.0||--||Gingrich +8.0|
|Gallup Tracking||12/12 - 12/17||1000 RV||28||24||10||7||6||4||2||--||Gingrich +4|
|Reuters/Ipsos||12/8 - 12/12||443 RV||28||18||12||10||12||4||5||--||Gingrich +10|
|Associated Press/GfK||12/8 - 12/12||460 A||33||27||9||9||6||3||2||--||Gingrich +6|
|Pew Research||12/7 - 12/11||504 RV||33||21||8||6||4||3||3||--||Gingrich +12|
|Gallup||12/7 - 12/11||1000 LV||33||23||8||6||6||3||2||--||Gingrich +10|
|NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl||12/7 - 12/11||271 RV||40||23||9||8||6||3||5||--||Gingrich +17|
|FOX News||12/5 - 12/7||356 RV||36||23||12||5||8||4||2||--||Gingrich +13|
|Rasmussen Reports||11/30 - 11/30||1000 LV||38||17||8||4||4||4||3||8||Gingrich +21|
|CNN/Opinion Research||11/18 - 11/20||402 A||24||20||9||5||11||4||3||17||Gingrich +4|
|Quinnipiac||11/14 - 11/20||1039 RV||26||22||6||4||6||2||2||14||Gingrich +4|
|USA Today/Gallup||11/13 - 11/17||946 RV||22||21||9||4||8||1||1||16||Gingrich +1|
maybe the ridiculously small sample size made it suspect.
Good! Romney’s the man!
If you hit the scroll button, say, 2 or 3 times, the entire list is displayed under the graph. The poll you claim has been excluded is shown right where it should be. The averages for Gingrich and Romney in the headline are exactly the same as their averages in the second listing.
RCP did not eliminate -- repeat: did not eliminate -- the poll you mentioned. RCP clearly shows an 8 point lead for Gingrich. Tell me, what possible reason would they have to exclude a poll showing a lead for Gingrich, but still show the average of all the polls as a, um, lead for Gingrich?
You are descending into the fever swamps that almost devoured the Palin supporters before she withdrew. To paraphrase an old favorite: You're lookin' for hate in all the wrong places.
RealClearPolitics is a GOP establishment organ.
Naturally that thing is going to cover for and push Romney.