President Barack Obama and other gun-control enthusiasts have made a point in recent weeks to trot out poll results that they claim show the majority of the public supports their position. In reality, support for Obama’s gun-control initiatives has plummeted in recent weeks. In response, Obama has gone on a road show, hosting campaign-style rallies […]
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Polls Show Plunging Public Support for New Gun Laws, Some Anti-Gun Politicians Can’t Backpedal Quickly Enough
It hasn’t been the greatest week for supporters of the gun control agenda in Washington and some state capitals. First, Senate Democratic leadership appeared to wave a white flag on Dianne Feinstein’s signature ban on modern sporting rifles and factory-standard magazines. While it will still likely be offered via amendment, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid […]
Is the presidential election at a tipping point? The recent poll from Gallup indicates that Mitt Romney has taken a sharp lead after the debates. Now the pundits are arguing over whether the poll is critically flawed. Others are pointing to the poll as evidence that Romney may over-perform in the raw national vote number while […]
Are the recent presidential polls skewed? Could that impact turnout? Well, that is what some in the GOP and others have been pondering, given revelations that the way polls are being weighted may favor one party more heavily. In fact, there are strong indications that the current industry standard media polling model is based on […]