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Tuesday, May 24

Found, The Holy Grail of Why Our Country is in so Much Trouble

Check out these USA TODAY/CNN/Gallup poles
Note they tell you exactly how the questions were asked and also check out the number for those who gave “neither” or “”never heard of” responses. I’m fairly sure the “no opinion” numbers could be added to the “never heard of” numbers. The “no opinion” folks probably didn’t want to admit they had no idea who the questioner was talking about.

Example taken from the results on the page. I highlighted the numbers that appear here in bold print
“Next, we'd like to get your overall opinion of some people in the news. As I read each name, please say if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of these people -- or if you have never heard of them.”

F. Senate Republican Leader Bill Frist

FavorableUnfavorable Never heard of No opinion
2005 May 20-2226243218
2005 APR 29-May 1 32213116
2005 APR 1-2 26243119
2003 Jan 3-536113023

Senate Democratic Leader, Harry Reid

FavorableUnfavorableNever heard ofNo opinion
2005 May 20-2222194217
2005 APR 29-May 1 21184417

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