I Don’t Get Polls

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I was looking at an article about recent poll information on the Yahoo website. [Link no longer available]

Observation 1:  Why is it that whenever pollsters poll, nobody ever asks me anything?

Observation 2:  And, when I’m reading the poll data or commentary, it seems skewed in its explanation.

For instance in the Yahoo article, the first thing you read is that ‘Majority of Americans lack faith in Obama’.  First of all, the article should read: ‘of Americans polled, the Majority ”…blah, blah, blah.” Read More