#55: Michi-can or Michi-can't you trust the polls?
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Michi-can or Michi-can’t trust the polls?
The Sanders Michigan upset had a lot of folks doing their usual polling handwringing. But don’t panic!
FiveThirtyEight on MI
Politico on MI
WP on Michigan
HP/Pollster on Michigan
FiveThirtyEight on Sanders vs. Clinton voters
What can we say about Trump and his supporters? Does he do well because of his hateful language, or despite it?
YouGov/HP Trump question at the Democratic debate
WP study on Trump voters
Gallup on each GOP candidate's voters
WP study on authoritarianism
We are the 14-49%!
C’mon producers/hosts, you can do better! Studies show between 14-49% of 2016 prime-time AM/PM talkers are women.
VOX/CAWP study of women talkers
You are the 21%!
Hey, podcasts are totally a thing now. Forget the Serial effect, more like The Pollsters effect.
Edison Research infinite dial
Margie went to Tulum for relaxation, and she found...polling.
Yoga Journal poll
The moral of the Michigan michigoss: 1) we need more polling! and 2) we’re going to get more polling!
Is Trump doing well because people are responding to racist language? or because they’re responding to his clarity of message? Or because they hate the establishment? No matter the answer, isn’t it time for all hands on deck?
Remember you are already on the cutting edge of two trends: listening to women commentators and podcasting.
If primary season is still getting you down, try some yoga, where women rule, and actual hand size is sometimes relevant, not some childish insult.
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