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Mid-Week Remainders

Topics: 2008 , The 2008 Race

Republican pollster David Hill ponders the difficulty of polling in primaries and the August "Twilight Zone of presidential politics in which pollsters will have a hard time determining what's real and what is illusion in poll results."

"Gallup Guru" Frank Newport looks at Republican voter impressions of Rudy Giuliani's strengths and weaknesses and ponders why the Iraq War may not be "as much of a liability for [John] McCain as some may have thought."

CBS News polling director Kathy Frankovic ponders whether Americans would "accept a woman as commander in chief in times of international crisis?"

In a Politico op-ed, Doug Usher looks at the survey data and asks, "are voters ready for health care reform?"

The Washington Post's Jennifer Agiesta looks at attitudes on surveillance cameras in public places.

The Wall Street Journal's "Numbers Guy," Carl Bialik, picks at the methodologies of a "dubious" survey of New York City subway riders and a telephone survey sponsored by the Whole Foods and Wild Oats grocery stores being used by those companies to argue against the Federal Trade Commission's attempt to block their merger.

 

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