Democrats' idea of how to interpret and record polling responses...
Just one of the many predictable and manipulatable variables in polling by the hard-left and their liberal mainstream media partners in distortion...
What's going on today with this usual-suspects cook-the-poll-numbers crowd is that they're trying to create a self-fullfilling prophecy---just like they tried and failed to achieve in 2002 and 2004.
Here's part of David Limbaugh's take on their 2006 polling manipulation:
"I don't care how many times I hear it, I refuse to believe that significant numbers of conservatives will stay home in November and thereby assist the Democratic Party to regain control of Congress.
Democrats and the Old Media have been working hard to create this perception for several months, citing poll after poll to support their claims. It reminds me of the exit poll manipulation orchestrated by the Old Media and Democrat operatives in 2004 to create the GOP-deflating perception that John Kerry was winning big...
It is time for conservatives to ignore the Democrat and Old Media propaganda and vote in even greater numbers in November. If Democrats and the Old Media keep reporting that conservatives are going to stay home, they might be in store for the upset of their lives on Election Day..."
Read the rest of the Limbaugh piece here. This is an example of a particularly egregious way the Dems and MSM are trying to suppress the Republican vote.
Here's another, demonstrating how an activist Florida judge and the Democrats are electioneering to deny Republicans the right to be equally informed as to how their votes will be allocated in a FL U.S. House of Representatives race in the 2006 national election. They want to hide the name of the current Republican candidate Joe Negron from view, in an effort to confuse Republican voters and cost Joe Negron votes.
Dems even went to court to keep Republican voters from being informed/educated about how to cast their votes and be sure they are credited to Negron. The ruling is being appealed, but it's only 3 weeks to the election
But a new wind is a-blowin' an' the numbers they are a-movin'---toward Republican candidates. Check out the new numbers in Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Colorado (5), New York (26)... here. And surveyusa has Michael Steele in a dead heat in Maryland, having come up from behind and gained some particularly good endorsements.
(Hat tip to Ed Gamble for political 'toon.)