On a recent seed here on the Vine I was involved in a discussion about a subject in which another poster put up links to several polls to support their position.
Well as most of us know polls can be influenced by how the questions are worded, what order they are asked in, and what area of the country/demographic is polled.
In the other discussion mentioned the poster asserted that 3/4 of the American public felt a certain way. I went to the link that was posted to read the poll results for myself and found that the poll was of 1004 adults by telephone. Now with over 300 MILLION people in this country a sampling of 1004 people is MEANINGLESS.
I would guess that the question is, WHY do we allow ourselves to be manipulated by the press, political organizations, and these polling organizations this way?
Any poll that does NOT talk to at least 100,000 people should be deemed meaningless IMO.
What does everyone else think?