This graph shows why obama is ahead in the polls

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    Graph of Democrat Oversampling Shows Media Polls Skewed Toward Obama | TheBlaze.com

    "This is a telling bit of information, and shows the power of polls to become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Granted, most of the polls using a high Democrat oversampling may be doing so simply as a means to estimate conservatively what could happen, if things stay the same from 2008. This is not unreasonable, given the enthusiasm gap that has recently been measured, but that enthusiasm gap is itself arguably reinforced by polling. The Romney ground game will need to push back aggressively if it wants to make up for that negative feedback loop."
     
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    Yeah...nearly every poll is oversampling Democrats. Pfft.
     
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    Yeah, many are, Doh!
     
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    Don't let Glenn Beck and The Blaze destroy your mind - what's left of it.
     
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    Well, they are. Most are assuming close to the same turnout that occurred in 2008 (39D/32R/29I). I feel confident those splits won't happen this year, as that was Republicans worst showing since at least 1984.
     
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    Chief Sitting Shit attacking sources again... never substance. Why? She doesn't have any substance.... so how would she recognize it?

    Quite understandable.:D
     
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    We heard all this in 2008. All the polls were liberal biased...

    ...that's why we eventually ended up with President John McCain.
     
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    Yes, many are to the tune of 6-20 percent, depending on what group is taking the poll.
     
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    What's the correct sampling?
     
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