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Politics & Policy

Parsing the Polls

Last week, the Gallup Organization provided more fodder for the debate over whether this year’s polls are skewed due to a systematic over-representation of Democrats in the samples. If Gallup ...
Politics & Policy

Two Tribes

Why, the perplexed talk-show host asked last week, would the Democrats expunge all references to God from their party platform? And why reverse the party’s position that Jerusalem is the ...
Politics & Policy

Oversampling Dems

How important is it for polling organizations to include the correct proportions of self-identified Republicans and Democrats in their polls? The short answer is: Extremely. In this hyper-partisan age, the partisan ...