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Re: That Headline

Fair point from a reader:

Sorry to write in, but I think you are making an improper assumption. Certainly one cannot say that 2/3 are against gay marriage based on the headline and its facts. Though it is possible, the article did not say that. Also, you cannot assume a zero sum outcome- there are, most likely, “undecided” people.

Me However, it’s a safe bet that the majority of respondents oppose gay marriage. Indeed, this line I think demonstrates the bad faith of the whole piece: “Only 40 percent of those polled in California believe same-sex

relationships are morally wrong, while nearly a third support same-sex

marriages.”

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