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Saturday, October 16, 2004

CNN Distorts Poll Results?

One of the big poll results the past couple days in the blogosphere has been the Annenberg Survey which showed the military supports GW by a 2:1 margin. James at Outside the Beltway Blog, link in title, guesses that they focused on one question:

Members of the military and their families say the Bush administration underestimated the number of troops needed in Iraq and put too much pressure on inadequately trained National Guard and reserve forces, according to a poll released Saturday. The National Annenberg Election Survey found that 62 percent in the military sample said the administration didn't send an adequate number of troops to Iraq. And 59 percent said too much of a burden has been put on the National Guard and the reserves when regular forces should have been expanded instead. Family members were more critical of the administration's Iraq policy than those on active duty. This critical view comes from a military group that has a more favorable view of President Bush (news - web sites), Iraq, the economy and the nation's direction than Americans in general.

At his site is a direct link to all poll questions.

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