Saturday, August 12, 2017

Polls Don’t Measure What You Think They Measure

by Max Bloom August 11, 2017
 
 Gimmicky polls tell us only one thing — and it’s one thing that we know already: America is bitterly divided on political lines.   Another stupid poll has been making the rounds. Two professors, Ariel Malka and Yphtach Lelkes, claim to have found that 52 percent of Republicans would support postponing the 2020 election “until the country can make sure only eligible American citizens can vote.” Within a few hours the result was everywhere, retweeted from Dan Drezner to Keith Olbermann to Evan McMullin, and featured in The Hill, New York magazine, and The Week, among many others. This is unfortunate...........Read more at

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