Straight Talk for Twisted Numbers: Questioning the Results of Polling

Editor's Note Hardly a day goes by that we fail to see misleading polls quoted in newspapers, magazines, speeches and elsewhere. Every day we're presented with faulty conclusions from, perhaps, flawless data in the news media simply because the purveyors of the information don't know any better. The frequency by which bogus statistical evidence is used intentionally by some unconscionable people to sell their products or pet ideas is reaching the crisis mode. Introduction More than 100 year...
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