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June 2, 2015

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Letter to the editor:

Tricky pollsters are a distraction

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Are political polls run to accomplish the pollsters’ agenda or get a true picture of reality?

I received three phone calls — two within an hour of each other and one the previous day — and they had a very interesting ring to them. The first question asked was: Do you think the economy is headed in the right direction? On two occasions my answer was yes, and the survey ended. When I decided to say no, further questions were asked.

Are some pollsters trying to dupe the public and scare voters off?

Get serious. People vote their choice, not some idiotic pollster’s creation.

Seems to me the polls change at the whim as to whom has the most money to waste on annoying millions of households daily.

These polls may energize Congress that has a 10 percent approval rating, but they haven’t stopped Congress from displaying its ignorance.

The latest example of this is the political posturing on the Libyan violence. This type of posturing is so sickening it makes a true American want to throw up: Let’s create a big stink about what happened in Libya and show no initiative for protecting our homefront or solving our unemployment problems.

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