Mark Blumenthal | October 27, 2008
Topics: Outliers Feature
Concluding the TPMCafe polling discussion, George Bishop considers the business as usual of polling, Mike Traugott reacts to Bishop and Moore, and David Moore presents explains his argument that media polls "manufacture" public opinion.
Eugene Robinson worries that we're a bit too obsessed (but there's a college professor in Indiana I need to thank).
The Wall Street Journal's Ellen Gamerman has much more on our poll-watching pastime (and points to the first reader to guess which of the avid poll watchers knew me in Junior High).
PPP compiles their numbers on first time voters.
Brenden Nyhan uses some spiffy charts to debunk Steve Schmidt.
Jay Cost tosses in his two cents about the different results polls are producing.
Chris Bowers sees signs of a tightening race (sorta).
Josh Marshall notices that Palin ranks third among Republicans as a choice for 2012.
Strategic Vision gets death threats.
Nielsen reports on ad buys.