[Ads-l] dark poll

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Wed Oct 26 17:02:05 EDT 2016


Sure -- all the wrong ones.

There have always been accusations against polling organizations that they
are biased, either intentionally or not. Didn't the Goldwater campaign
accuse the Gallup organization of being a "propaganda machine"? (Didn't the
Gallup organization predict Romney the victor over Obama?)

DanG

On Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 6:41 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Have we any proof that "they" call "them" "dark polls"?
>
> That seems like a very strange concept for any polling organization. The
> "dark polls" that the T---p alluded to were polls from prominent, reputable
> sources indicating he's behind.
>
> Can anyone cite some actual, phony "dark polls" in the United States?
>
> JL
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> On Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 9:40 PM, Berson at att.net <Berson at att.net> wrote:
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> > One Tweet, according to Rachel Maddow just now, has "the the Trump."
> >
> >
> > I am reminded of that other sociopath, Zippy the Pinhead's "Mr. The
> Toad."
> >
> >
> > If I have his name right.
> >
> >
> > Joel
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> >
> > Sent from my Verizon 4G LTE Smartphone
> >
> > ------ Original message------
> > *From: *Jonathan Lighter
> > *Date: *Mon, Oct 24, 2016 5:48 PM
> > *To: *ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU;
> > *Subject:*[ADS-L] dark poll
> >
> > T---p (or, as he now styles himself, "t
> >
> > "the T---p"):
> >
> > "They call them 'dark polls.'
> >
> >  They are phony polls put out
> >
> >  by phonymedia...to suppress
> >
> > the vote."
> >
> > JL-- "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the
> truth."------------------------------------------------------------The
> American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org
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> >
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> --
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
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