Category Archives: Opinion polling

Yes, Prime Minister. Or rather, Yes, Mr. President.


In many ways, President Obama resembles British Prime Minister Hacker of the 1980’s BBC comedy series Yes, Prime Minister. Yes, Prime Minister Yes, Prime Minister, my favorite BBC comedy series, featured bumbling Prime Minister Jim Hacker striving for his place … Continue reading

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What about all those polls?


They are of some use in predicting election results but need to be reviewed carefully to be understood. The article is based on my limited understanding as a layman, so please take it for whatever it may be worth. Sample … Continue reading

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