By Guest Writer Greg Lewis
Among the most astonishing things that have happened in the past few
months is the dramatic change in political affiliation among the
citizens of so-called “swing states.” Polling released yesterday by the
CBS/New York Times/Quinnipiac College triumvirate indicates that based
on the sample selected to participate in a recent Florida survey, 12
percent of Sunshine state voters have switched their political party
from Republican to Democrat...in only three months!
In their poll released on August 1, the surveyors found that Obama was
leading in Florida by six points -- 51% to 45% -- over Romney.
The poll’s sponsors did not comment on the dramatic shift in voter sentiment; they left that for us to scratch our heads about.
Here’s voter distribution data as it has changed in polling over the past four years:
It looks to be a classic case of the Democratic machine intimidating
Quinnipiac -- normally a reasonably reliable polling organization --
into “walking back” its unfavorable May voter distribution, in much the
same way California Congresswoman Dianne Feinstein was bludgeoned behind
the scenes into recanting her assertion that “contemptible” national security leaks had come from the White House.
It appears that both Quinnipiac and Feinstein succumbed to offers they couldn’t refuse from Obama’s Chicago mob.
Read the entire piece article at The New Media Journal.