How Team Romney sees the polls | WashingtonExaminer.com

How Team Romney sees the polls | WashingtonExaminer.com.
by Byron York

Mitt Romney has led Barack Obama in the Gallup national tracking poll for nearly three weeks.  He has led the Rasmussen national tracking poll for about the same time.  And now that the Washington Post and ABC News are publishing their own tracking poll, he’s leading in that one, too.  It seems reasonable to conclude that, at this moment in late October, Romney is leading the presidential race. Continue reading →

USA Today Shocker: ‘Obama, Romney Nearly Tied in Electoral College’ | NewsBusters.org

USA Today Shocker: ‘Obama, Romney Nearly Tied in Electoral College’ | NewsBusters.org.
by Noel Sheppard

If you’ve been paying attention to the Drudge Report lately, you’ve seen headlines linking to Real Clear Politics data showing how the presidential race has tightened since President Obama and Mitt Romney debated in Denver.

Rather surprisingly, the folks at USA Today not only noticed, but also published an article Sunday with the shocking headline, “Obama, Romney Nearly Tied in Electoral College” Continue Reading →

Introducing The New Polling Firm of Madoff, Marist, Quinnipiac and Ponzi – Townhall



Introducing The New Polling Firm of Madoff, Marist, Quinnipiac and Ponzi – Townhall

by Hugh Hewitt

After a few weeks spent tracking down and questioning pollsters and the reporters of polls, I can assure the reader that pollsters are the modern-day alchemists. They promise to turn numbers into predictive gold. We’d all like to believe these magical powers exist, but we shouldn’t. The pollsters of 2012 just don’t know who is going to win in November any more than did the pollsters of 1980 know that Ronald Reagan was headed towards a landslide in that late-breaking year. Continue reading →