Line of the Day, “Unskewed” Edition
"I’ve been hearing from people inside the Tea Party movement and Republican movement calling to say that they support what I’m doing. It’s given them a boost of confidence. They’re glad to see that someone’s questioning the credibility of national polls."—Dean Chambers of unskewedpolls.com.
Chambers is recalculating polls at his site based on what he thinks is a more accurate partisan distribution in the samples. This so-called “unskewing” makes the numbers more favorable to Romney. As such, that this is resulting in partisan attaboys is hardly shocking.
The phrase “epistemic closure” comes to mind.