With the replacement of Renice Priebus we are seeing all of the "Trump in disarray" "Trump is doomed", "Trump is a failure" memes trotted out again complemented by another set of poor arguments forecasting disaster. Most of the critiques are spurious but there is at least one that has basis in fact. Of all the … Continue reading Doing vs Talking Why Trump Is a Good Bet to beat the Polls Every Time.
There is a breathless headline from an NBC Poll just out: NBC/WSJ Poll: Just 29 Percent Approve of Trump’s Firing of James Comey Now reading that headline you would think that 71 percent disapprove, and I'm sure that's what NBC wants you to think, however if you actually read the story you find out... Just … Continue reading NBC Headline Rephrased: Less than 2 of 5 Americans Upset about Trump firing Comey
Yesterday I posted on figures at Nate Silver web site showing Trump with a lead and suggesting it was time for Democrats to start panicking. That post scored an instalanche and as of this writing is one of my more popular posts of the year. However it didn't take long for the "Nowcast" to flip … Continue reading the #Unexpectedly Chronicles The MSM new favorite (Rookie) Poll
Pseudolus: [to Hysterium] Calm yourself down! I'll tell you when it's time to panic! Miles Gloriosus: I smell mischief here! Pseudolus: It's time. A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum 1966 If Don Surber smokes he's lighting a cigar right now because here is Nate silver site this morning It's one thing … Continue reading Nate Silver Officially Declares it time for Democrats to Panic
Do you remember when Jeb Bush won the 2016 GOP nomination due to his massive cash advantage and the massive amounts of money his superpacs spent on Ads? Hillary Clinton and her allies continue to outspend Donald Trump and his backers over the airwaves by a 15-to-1 margin, according to ad-spending data from SMG Delta. … Continue reading I’m Old Enough to Remember When Big Spending on Ads won Elections
The NYT is suddenly very down on polls titled Stop the Polling Insanity OVER the past few weeks, cable news networks and other media sites have trumpeted wild fluctuations and surprising results in polling on the presumed general-election matchup between Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton. I'm sure this has nothing to do with two … Continue reading Just a Coincidence I’m sure
Ever think you had woken up and found you were still asleep and dreaming? That's how I felt when I saw this tweet from the Donald Trump camp. Ted Cruz didn't win Iowa, he stole it. That is why all of the polls were so wrong and why he got far more votes than anticipated. … Continue reading Are You Kidding Me? Poll: The Dueling Trump / Gilmore Delusional Tweets
Captain Darling: So you see, Blackadder, Field Marshal Haig is most anxious to eliminate all these German spies. General Melchett: Filthy Hun weasels fighting|their dirty underhand war Captain Darling: !And, fortunately, one of our spies General Melchett: Splendid fellows, brave heroes,|risking life and limb for Blighty. Black Adder Goes Fourth General Hospital 1989 As I recall … Continue reading The Rule of law is sacred to the left, except when it’s not
We've been hearing how people have turned on Barack Obama and how people regret their votes for him but with Tea Party anger at the GOP still present how much of that regret still actually exists? I thought I'd find out by our 2012 Regrets I've had a few poll [poll id="2"] You can … Continue reading The DaTechGuy 2012 Regrets I’ve had a few Poll
The Sterling case is still the big story in the media, and the administration is very happy about that, because the rest of the news doesn't look all that good, such as: here’s Carney insisting that the Ben Rhodes email that lit up conservative media yesterday, which listed as one of the White House’s goals … Continue reading Meanwhile in the rest of the Political World
David: But if I don't have it, how is it that I can see her and talk to her when no one else can? Darryl: Exactly! David: Exactly what? Darryl: That's the right question. Just like Heaven 2005 Glenn Reynolds had a poll up on his site with a long list of possible GOP candidates … Continue reading The DaTechGuy 2016 GOP Poison Poll
Tomorrow at noon while the rest of Massachusetts is either in Boston cheering or watching Boston celebrate on TV I will be in the studio bringing you DaTechGuy on DaRadio Tomorrow we will talk with Professor Janine Parry about the polls in Arkansas that foreshadowed the new poll concerning the Democrats reported in Mother Jones: … Continue reading DaTechGuy on DaRadio Saturday Noon Till 2 EST Professors Polling and more
MP 1: We had better yield a point or two rather than go to war with the Americans Mp 2: Yes, nothing but hard knocks there Conversation in Parliament 1830' per Fletcher Pratt Preble’s Boys 1950 John Henry Thomas:They've got you outnumbered, lets start with that. Col Langdon: Being outnumbered is a fact of … Continue reading Barack Obama’s 37% Solution
Cobb: From what I've seen, Paden doesn't care about money. He says he doesn't care about anything, but he does. There's just no tellin' what it's gonna be. Silverado 1985 For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be. Luke 12:34 Yesterday while driving with my son's we listened to Michael Graham ask … Continue reading …then Obama came for the Downloaders
Don't tell me words don't matter Barack Obama Feb 16th 2008 As soon as the coin in the coffer rings, the soul from purgatory springs. attributed to Johann Tetzel Craig: The Balliols will kiss his ass, so we must. Braveheart 1995 As the various Obama scandals continue to percolate (not that people know what percolate … Continue reading The Obama Inoculation
Two pieces of news came out yesterday that at first glance might seem totally unrelated, first a poll concerning President Obama His approval rating has dropped to the lowest level in more than a year, with more voters now turning thumbs down on his performance than thumbs up, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. The … Continue reading Why Obama is in trouble & Ashley Judd is Dangerous
Some things are just so mind blowingly ridiculous that it amazes me that they would be said. NBC-WSJ poll: By 48%-43%, Americans say Obama takes "unifying" rather than "partisan" approach. By 64%- 22%, they say GOP does the opposite — John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) February 26, 2013 Here is the WSJ article. By a more … Continue reading Obama’s a Uniter 48% Say So!
This headline at First Read is simply incredible: Public lowers expectations heading into Obama's 2nd term Apparently Hope and chance is gone, the public has lost hope and doesn't expect much change. In addition, more than seven in 10 are dissatisfied with the current state of the economy, and just more than a third are … Continue reading Lower Expectations, is that even Possible?
As a person of the right I've already expressed my opinion of what the House should do in terms of the "Fiscal Cliff" although I absolutely love Glenn Reynolds' ideas in USA Today which include Simpson Bowels, a plan to taxing the Government revolving Door and particularly his idea for Hollywood: 3. Make Hollywood Pay … Continue reading Polling vs Polling
I haven't dived deeply into polls much lately because frankly there has been no point, Mitt Romney has this race and baring the "Live Boy Dead girl" scenario it's not changing. (actually considering Romany's rep it wouldn't take a dead girl, a live girl would shatter his clean image completely) But with one week to … Continue reading Demoralized as Hell, Morning Joe & the Last Gasp Poll before Realville