Imagine all the key questions the Wash Post and ABC could ask in a poll on the presidential race. Yes, they do ask many of them. On the other hand, in the poll released today, we get this: "Who do you think is more likely to go bungee-jumping?" Obama "wins" 60%-21%. Other questions include: "Who would you rather have babysit your children?" Now, that question, I confess, probably produces a revealing result. And, yes, Obama tops that one, 49%-36%.
Still, I'd rather see them revive the once-common question: Do you believe Obama was born in this country? Would like to see update from figures not long ago showing at least 4 in 10 Republicans still believed that.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Poll Question of the Year?
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