About that NBC/WSJ poll that panicked Republicans

**Posted by Phineas

"...but some animals are more equal than others"
“Thumb on the scale.”

You know, the one that showed Republicans getting killed over the government shutdown? Turns out there was a…. slight bias in the sample:

Gee, why am I not surprised that a poll that draws one-fifth of its respondents from government employees turns out badly for the party that’s against Big Government?

I think we can safely ignore this one.

Check out Bryan Preston’s post for analysis.


(Crossposted at Public Secrets)

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