5 Matching Annotations
  1. May 2021
  2. Oct 2020
  3. Mar 2020
    1. Polls measure something, but it’s often the wrong thing (fame, money). They’re like S.A.T. scores. The problem isn’t really their accuracy; it’s the damage they do.
  4. Aug 2015
    1. What's really being measured is heterogeneity of opinion, not centrism.
    2. A voter with one extreme conservative opinion (round up and expel all illegal immigrants immediately) and one extreme liberal opinion (institute a 100 percent tax on wealth over a million dollars) will be marked, for the purposes of polling, as a moderate.