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BillM 01-21-2013 12:29 PM

Poll results and the MSM
 
Where the heck is the MSM getting their poll results? Seems like
every night on the news we hear "75% of americans are in favor
of an assault weapons ban and magazine restrictions."

I've voted in a LOT of polls in the last month. The results of
every one of them is running 65-90% in favor of NO ban.

Is the MSM just flipping the results and hoping no one will notice?:confused:

BigB 01-21-2013 12:48 PM

I've been thinking about that very same thing! The only thing I could think of is that maybe for instance they are asking around that particular news outlet! Meaning that, assuming everyone working there is American, they could say 75% of Americans! Instead of 75% of Americans nationwide there is a difference, and it's always reported as the former instead of the later! Otherwise maybe through an obviously biased poll ie MSNBC, CNN, NY Times, etc

HOSSFLY 01-21-2013 01:31 PM

Don't ya'll know a liberal is capable of pullin anything out of their ass except their head :rolleyes:

PanBaccha 01-21-2013 01:37 PM

Don't believe in polls. Never did, never will. The system is rigged. All is rigged. Lotto, elections; rigged, rigged, rigged. :mad:

Mosin 01-21-2013 02:49 PM

Here is how the media lies....



BigB 01-21-2013 03:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mosin (Post 1103675)

Excellent video, kinda what I was getting at!

tomgodd 01-21-2013 03:44 PM

Last week on our local radio station they said 6 out of 10 Americans support gun laws. I was like Wtf.

Mosin 01-21-2013 03:56 PM

The ONLY gun poll I ever saw, that was worth a lick, was the one the Blaze did... it wasn't misleading, it was a ton of straight up questions, and showed the percentages at the end.

These scum media polls are like this....

Q: Should Americans be able to buy laser guided rocket launchers?

A: No.

MOST Americans want strict gun laws!!!!!!!!

Vincine 01-21-2013 04:02 PM

What . . . Wait, . . Laser guided rocket launchers are going to be banned? Nuts!

RJMercer 01-21-2013 09:58 PM

The MSM cherry picks the polling cross section in a liberal end of a dark blue city in a dark blue state. They don't manipulate the data they get they just focus on low information voters that couldn't tell you who the VP is or what a gun even is in most cases.


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