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June 5, 2012

Not voting for Obama? Racist!

The meme lately has been on polls “proving” that those who oppose interracial marriage aren’t voting for Obama (but, presumably, would have voted for a white Democrat).

My latest piece for WNYC’s A Free Country blog shows why that’s a lazy, sloppy explanation not supported by the numbers.

Posted by Karol at 04:01 PM |
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Statistics. Sample an opinion from 200 people and then assume that the people you polled are a representation of the whole city or (worse)country.

Posted by: Old Grumpy Tired at June 10, 2012 at 7:03 am
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