The 77 Percent Solution:

…Can you think of anything more preposterous – and dangerous – than determining matters of war and peace based on public opinion surveys? Yet all indications are that Bush and chief strategist Rove are chronic poll watchers and takers. A scary thought when you consider how consistently unreliable polls turn out to be.


(W)ith their plummeting response rates, laughably small samplings and precision-flouting margins of error, these things are becoming less reliable than Rob on “Survivor: The Amazon” – and take a closer look at the latest numbers. You’ll see that the president isn’t flying anywhere near as high as Karl Rove would like us to believe. — Arianna Huffington, AlterNet