Reckless Talk by Polling ‘Experts’

You know what they say about polls…well I don’t believe they are all lies and statistics about Canadian opinions can be very useful, when considered in a balanced way.  Apparently if you are the head of a polling firm, such as Nik Nanos, however, you are able to infer trends from a very short sequence of data.  Just taking a look at the chart in this article with a short, narrow peak in the past two weeks being called a new normal is a bit of a laugh.  How can a few points define a new normal?  (more…)

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