Is Rasmusen an unbiased look at the numbers?

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    I don't really follow the polls much, except as a form of entertainment to know what the pundits are discussing.

    I check Rasmusen daily as well as other polling sites and was curious, is Rasmusen supposed to be an unbiased look at that number or is this an RNC favored site?

    I've noticed advertisements for McCain every day and in reading their commentary it takes on a decidely right vantage point.

    what is the opinion of those who believe the polls matter?
     
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    take a poll :lol:
     
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    Well, obviously if McCain is leading the poll is biased.

    The only other rational expanation for a McCain lead would be if Amrica were peopled by a bunch of fearful, racist, fundie, uneducated hicks.

    srsly
     
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    persactly:lol:
     
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    Couldn't possibly be that people disagree with Obama's policies.

    Funny how those who support Obama have only one explanation for those who don't, they are all "a bunch of fearful, racist, fundie, uneducated hicks."
     
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    As long as the poll fovors Obama it is unbiased! :)
     
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    Actually, you're responding to a Bushbot who was saying what he *thought* (and I use the word loosely) someone who isn't voting for McCain might think.

    Interestingly, however, he's as bad as those he intends to lampoon...

    but whatever.
     
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    you know, I've read a bunch of your posts since you've started posting again... you're not even trying...

    sounds pretty sad.

    someone asked an intelligent question and all that she got was garbage spewed at her.
     
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    Rasmussen is a right-leaning polling firm that has mostly done work for the repubs... That said, they are pretty good or their work would be useless. I find that even if they lean a bit to the right, they don't seem to overstate their results in any way.

    oh..and do polls matter? insofar as they are a snapshot on a particular day and if a trend seems apparent, then they are indicative of trends.
     
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    Blow me Jillian.

    She asked if it is unbiased. Clearly I think it is, however most of you liberals will tell us it is not. Of course if Obama was ahead you would say it was.

    Need more explanation, or can your tiny liberal mind wrap itself around that yet?

    Oh that's right I Insulted you again. Now neg rep me and throw a baby fit again.

    and then like I said, BLOW ME!
     

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