Author Topic: Skinner: CNN exit polls MATCHED the actual results of the New Hampshire Primary.  (Read 2150 times)

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Skinner ADMIN  (1000+ posts)        Wed Jan-09-08 09:04 AM
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CNN exit polls MATCHED the actual results of the New Hampshire Primary. 
 Here are the CNN exit polls for New Hampshire Democrats:

http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/primaries/results/epol...

The page shows all sorts of breakouts for all different groups and how they voted. But unfortunately, the CNN page does not show just a straight total for all voters combined (presumably because if someone wants the totals, they can just look at the official election results). But don't despair! If you use a little math, you can easily figure out the total vote predicted by the exit polls.

Here is how I figured it out. (Note: If you cannot follow this relatively simple math, then you have no business claiming the election was stolen.)
 


Simple math

Uh oh. Skinner's raining on the primitives' parade!
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oh, for heaven's sake, how naive is this?  all he has done is stirred up a hornet's nest.  there are now spinoff threads in three forums claiming everything everything from "CNN was an outlier" to rehashing every facet of the 2000 and 2004 exit polls.

he should have just let the current mini-controversy burn itself out over the next couple of days.  this is one of those situations where his solution is going to be much more difficult to deal with than just living with the original problem.

does he actually read his forums?  does he not realize what sort of lunatics infest his vacation funding website?

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oh, for heaven's sake, how naive is this?  all he has done is stirred up a hornet's nest.  there are now spinoff threads in three forums claiming everything everything from "CNN was an outlier" to rehashing every facet of the 2000 and 2004 exit polls.

he should have just let the current mini-controversy burn itself out over the next couple of days.  this is one of those situations where his solution is going to be much more difficult to deal with than just living with the original problem.

does he actually read his forums?  does he not realize what sort of lunatics infest his vacation funding website?
And to think he tombstoned TruthisAll, who could have brought some order to this chaos with a well timed spreadsheet.   :rotf: