Last weekend I was enjoying an adult beverage at my neighbor’s house when I received a cell call from the Quinnipiac New York Times/CBS poll. The call lasted about 20 minutes and covered a lot of ground. Like most people, I’ve never been called to express my opinions on national issues by a major polling company.
There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that this was a “push poll” looking for a predetermined outcome favoring the current administration. When I gave an unfavorable answer, the question was reworded in the hopes I would give a more favorable answer. Of course, look at the companies that commissioned the poll; TheNew York Times and CBS.
Yesterday, there was a story in the Times that talked about the polling companies calling cellphones for data. The one thing that the companies agreed on was that cellphone owners without land lines tended to vote for Democratic candidates.
As has been reported countless times, journalists and reporters have voted for the Democratic presidential candidate more than 90 percent of the time since Watergate. I’m pleased to see that Herald reporters and writers are still following that tradition with their subtle (and not so subtle) liberal bias.