COVID Stimulus Bill — How Polls Mislead

COVID Stimulus Bill — How Polls Mislead




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T
here is overwhelming bipartisan support for the $1.9 trillion “American Rescue Plan.” No doubt about it. Every poll says so. The latest Morning Consult poll, for instance, informs us that Americans support the bill by a wide 75–18 percent margin. Among Democrats, it’s 90–5. Among the GOP, it’s 59–35. Among independents, it’s 71–20.

As the Washington Post’s lead “fact-checker” Glenn Kessler put it recently on Twitter, presidents dream “of getting numbers like this for a major piece of legislation — especially if no one from the opposition party votes for it.”

Indeed, they do. But the dream can be made reality only

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Originally Posted on: https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/03/what-pollsters-should-be-asking-about-the-covid-stimulus-bill/
[By: David Harsanyi

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