Judging Polls by the Company They Keep

Rick Moran's recent post "Push calls in Ohio ask 'How can you support a 'Mormon' who does not believe in Jesus Christ'" is another in a series of pieces here at American Thinker, as well as nearly every other alternative media site that I've visited in the past week to ten days, that question the validity of polling data, the methodology of the polls, the objectivity of the polling organization, et cetera, et cetera, et cetera. During this same period, other articles have revealed the abysmally low number of people who respond to polls of any type.  The number of those that actually do respond is something on the order of only 9% to 10%.  It makes you wonder why the response rate is so low.  Perhaps pollsters should examine whom they deal with.  As the old saw that we all heard from our parents goes, "You are judged by the company you keep." The mainstream media, particularly television, has been rated consistently well below 50% in terms of public trust in what...(Read Full Post)