Wednesday, July 07, 2004

The Johns Episode 1 - The Initial Polls

"A Person is Smart - People are Stupid" K - Men in Black

Polls are such interesting things.  The modern-day pollster is always careful to point out their scientifically designed statistical basis.

"There are three kinds of lies: Lies, Dammed Lies and Statistics..."  Samuel Clemmons (Mark Twain)

On the radio just now they announced that a majority of people surveyed liked the choice of John Edwards for the Democratic ticket.  
(Is anyone using still using that 'presumptive' label when referring to Kerry?)
The public's alleged enthusiasm was of interest to me only in that this was their statement in spite of the fact they did NOT think he was qualified to be President...



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