[Ads-l] dark poll

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Wed Oct 26 23:33:47 EDT 2016


I believe that Trump believes that any poll that shows him losing is
purposely trying to make him lose = a dark poll.

On Oct 26, 2016 7:46 PM, "Laurence Horn" <laurence.horn at yale.edu> wrote:

> > On Oct 26, 2016, at 5:02 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > 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
>
> I know there were some Republican-friendly polls that were apparently
> widely believed at the time that predicted Romney, but I don't recall
> whether Gallup was among them.  There was the famous example (I assume
> actual and not apocryphal) of polls that predicted a landslide defeat of
> the Democratic candidate (Truman vs. Dewey? FDR vs. somebody?) that was
> flawed by having been conducted by telephone at a time when many voters
> were too poor to have one.  But that wasn't a dark poll, just a stupid one.
>
> LH
> >
> > 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
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 9:40 PM, Berson at att.net <Berson at att.net> wrote:
> >>
> >>> 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
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> 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
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