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Bad Polls, Like Zombies, Are Hard To Kill

In his column today, E.J. Dionne approvingly cites the Washington Post poll — you know, the one where the sample included 15 percent of those not registered to vote and that had a partisan breakdown of 55 percent Democrat, 36 percent Republican, 7 percent Independent.

(Note that in a sample that was 19 percent more Democrat than Republican, Obama led McCain by 12 percent and Hillary led by 6 percent. E.J., that poll may not be the good news you think it is.)


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