Skip to comments.WE ARE THE 91%: Only 9% of Americans Cooperate with Pollsters
Posted on 09/30/2012 7:18:51 PM PDT by TChad
One of the most amazing and significant statistics of this election season has gone almost completely unnoticed: Only 9% of sampled households gave an answer to pollsters in 2012:
It has become increasingly difficult to contact potential respondents and to persuade them to participate. The percentage of households in a sample that are successfully interviewed the response rate has fallen dramatically. At Pew Research, the response rate of a typical telephone survey was 36% in 1997 and is just 9% today.
(Excerpt) Read more at pjmedia.com ...
Well I don’t employ illegals, but there was this homeless guy who needed work, and his family was probably Mexican. He worked hard around my yard and in this horrible economy I could not pay him much. But he did a good job.
Something else to think about.... I often lie to the pollster. For some reason we get a lot of polling calls - God knows why, since I live off in the Alaska Bush, but we do have telephones! In any case, if the pollster seems to have a leftist or Democrat slant, I just start lying like a crazy man. I’ve given the phone to my teenage son and let him have fun with the robocalls. Sometimes I’m a young Asian woman without a high school diploma, sometimes I’m an elderly black man earning more than $1 million a year. Yes, yes, yes, God will speak with me about this in the next life. It’ll be good to laugh with the Creator.
I say “Obama” because I don’t want another nail in my tire. Already got one for simply having a “Don’t Tread on Me” magnet next to a “I Miss Reagan” magnet while in ever utopian and tolerant Maryland.
“Plus the its none of your business factor I believe is on our side as well.”
That’s what I use; I (politely) tell them directly that I would never share my voting preferences with a stranger on the phone. It stinks that politicians exempted themselves from the “do not call” list; how self-serving...
LOL ! Too bad I can't call my car keys. :-)
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