Frustration With Polling Metrics Leads To Creation of unskewedpolls.com...

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    for those that keep blabbering about polls.


    UnSkewed Polls -- erasing the bias to show an accurate picture of politics

    The PJ Tatler » Skewed and Unskewed Polls


    There is a new website, called unskewedpolls.com, that basically reweights the data to fit the Rasmussen party identification. Their results are quite different, giving Romney somewhere between a five and eleven point lead.

    Now, this should also be taken with a grain of salt. Basically, they claim (by the site name) to be an unskewed poll. In fact, they’re just a differently skewed take on existing polls. Instead of taking their numbers over, say, Gallup, though, what it should tell us is that even if the polls are being heavily weighted to Obama, Romney’s still essentially tied. Any difference in Romney’s direction in real turnout from the pollster’s assumptions would bring Romney into a lead




    Proving once again the polls mean SHIT!
     
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    Bookmarked it, should be interesting to see how it does on Election Day.

    Which I CAN'T WAIT to see come and go.

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    The libs are going to be in for a surprise very soon.
     
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    right there with ya.
     
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    Yeah, I read a little of their piece on how to "unskew" a poll. Pretty goofy stuff.
    We will see how their data improves upon some of the more reputable polls that have pretty much hit the nail on the head many, many times.

    I have a feeling that the "frustration" comes from polls that are not turning out the way you want them to. But we'll see.
     
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    In other words "We right wingers are all butthurt that Willard is getting his ass kicked, so we are going to fudge numbers and make up our own polls to put Willard in the lead"

    What an effin' joke! :lmao:
     
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    You just don't possess any critical thinking skills do you?
     
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    He has skills. He's very skillful at showing us his childish ignorance. :D

    Never seen a serious reply from him. :cool:
     
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    When you post stupid shit like this and expect a serious response, you are insane.

    That site is a joke and a complete act of desperation from the radical right to distort polls to put Willard in the lead because right wingers can't fathom the fact that Obama is kicking Willard's ass up and down the block in the polls.
     
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    I think any poll that declares itself unskewed is probably very skewed

    Kind of like Foxes "Fair and Balanced" Declaration
     

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