Today’s highly interesting read (11/13/20): A Country Where People Are Afraid to Tell Pollsters What They Think

Today’s read is from Michael Barone, a senior political analyst for the Washington Examiner. Here’s an excerpt:

When I was in the polling business, from 1974 to 1981, I came to think that one measure of a free society is that you could conduct polls there that turned out to be accurate. This year’s “steaming garbage” polls suggest that our society is significantly less free than we like to think. Pollsters will keep trying to improve their techniques. But if large numbers of Americans are afraid to speak freely, pollsters won’t entirely succeed.

Read the entire column here.

3 thoughts on “Today’s highly interesting read (11/13/20): A Country Where People Are Afraid to Tell Pollsters What They Think

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