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About that Fox News poll claiming
51% of voters want Trump out

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Posted By: M2, 10/10/2019 4:45:43 PM

We all know there's such a thing as a push poll. We also know that a heckuva lot of pollsters get their results wrong. Nevertheless, here's an unwelcome Fox News poll result being reported as news and being flashed, at least at first, in red letters at the center of the page on the Drudge Report: Just over half of voters want President Trump impeached and removed from office, according to a Fox News Poll released Wednesday. A new high of 51 percent wants Trump impeached and removed from office, another 4 percent want him impeached but not removed, and 40 percent oppose impeachment altogether.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: msjena 10/10/2019 4:48:50 PM (No. 203591)
Polls of registered voters always skew Democrat. Why is Fox even publishing something like this?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: JonR 10/10/2019 4:52:25 PM (No. 203596)
Fox might as well hire Rachell Maddow and replace Hannity! We can all see where Fox is going and it will cost them dearly! This poll is BS, by the way!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jiobaobubai 10/10/2019 5:01:42 PM (No. 203603)
I do not watch Fox anymore and no more drudge. They have both betrayed us.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: VAPMAN 10/10/2019 5:03:57 PM (No. 203604)
Welcome to Fox Fake News. I doubt they even take the time to call anyone. Someone tries to figure out what number will hurt Trump the most while not completely jumping the shark. Then it’s onto talking heads blabbing away for hours.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Dino Sayer 10/10/2019 5:17:59 PM (No. 203615)
90% of Democrats want to impeach Trump. 10% of Republicans want to impeach Trump. So how do you come out with 51%? By once again oversampling Democratic voters. Democrats and Republicans vote in roughly equal numbers. If you sampled equal numbers of Democrat and Republican voters, your result would have been in the low to mid 40s, not 51%. So this is -wait for it- a fake poll. And that is with the mmedia blasting only Democratic lies for over a week. Lie #1: Trump pressured Ukraine by denying it military aid. Fact #1: The delay was a month later, and was only to wait and encourage other countries to also contribute. Lie #2: Trump pressured Ukraine to start an investigation on the Bidens. Fact #2: The president of the Ukraine brought up an investigation that they had started four months earlier without the USA. Lie 3#: Trump is trying to slander the candidate he is afraid of losing to. Fact#3 The only person who believes Biden will be the candidate in 2020 is Biden. Lie 4: Biden's son 'only' received $600,000 from Burisma. Fact #4: Hunter Biden also received a $3.4 million dollar payment from Burisma. Joseph Biden received $900,000 from them. Lie 5# A courageous whistleblower reported the Trump call with Ukraine. Fact #5: Under the rules in force at the time he or she acted, this was not whistleblowing of first hand evidence. This was criminal leaking of second hand gossip. The leaker went to the Democrats, who refused to inform the Republicans on the committee. Only weeks later did the leaker become a 'whistleblower' by informing the Intelligence Inspector General. The IG then changed the ruls retroactively to prevent the criminal leaker from prosecution. Meanwhile the IG claims not to know that the leaker was colluding with Democrats before filing as a whistleblower. Lie #6: There is an impeachment inquiry in process. Fact #6: An impeachment inquiry requires a full vote of the House of Representatives. What we have now is a Democratic smear campaign, just like the last one. Pelosi is afraid that some of her Democrats who come from districts that Donald Trump won in 2016, won't vote for the inquiry. Or that they will vote for it, and then lose to Republicans next year. This is the last hurrah of the Democratic party. They are in full panic mode, They expect to lose the House along with the Senate and presidency next year.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bighambone 10/10/2019 5:48:27 PM (No. 203654)
Polls these days are not worth the powder to blow them up with. When a person told a pollster that in his or her opinion Trump should be impeached and removed from office. The next question that the pollster should have asked is why?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: LittleHoodedMonk 10/10/2019 5:55:41 PM (No. 203664)
In case you missed President Trump's tweet this morning:" "Thank you to @OANN One America News for your fair coverage and brilliant reporting. It is appreciated by many people trying so hard to find a new, consistent and powerful VOICE! See you tonight at the Big Rally in Minneapolis."
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Reply 8 - Posted by: bpl40 10/10/2019 5:58:57 PM (No. 203671)
21 out of 23 polls in 2016 were dead wrong right till the end. Exit polls on election day afternoon were showing Hillary carrying all 50 states. You couldn't wipe the grins off the faces of the talking heads. These 'polls' are being pushed by the same people who have learned nothing. While the effects of constant toxic propaganda are being reflected, in the end they won't matter.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Moritz55 10/10/2019 6:08:03 PM (No. 203684)
I was curious what Rasmussen had learned. He’s usually pretty accurate. Turns out that the President has a 47% positive rating and 51% negative. That’s actually pretty good, and I doubt that all 51% want impeachment. The Fox poll is an outlier. I don’t think that suggests any sinister leftist takeover of the channel. It’s just a fluke.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: AlpineLace 10/10/2019 6:26:40 PM (No. 203703)
Received a phone call last week, CBS poll, totally skewed questions. There was no way to answer them that reflected my opinion. Ask if it would be OK if a reporter called me later - uh no. I am not interested in a CBS reporters comments.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: happywarrior 10/10/2019 6:49:32 PM (No. 203721)
Didn't Paul Ryan just join the board?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: mindsport 10/10/2019 6:56:22 PM (No. 203729)
The actual poll results are available through a link from the article Drudge posted. 48% Dems (40% strong, 8% lean), 40% republicans (33% strong, 7% lean), and 12% independents. So not surprising at all that results would skew negative. Keep in mind that Dems won 48% of popular vote, and Reps won 46+%. So really take this with a grain of salt. But very telling in Question 51, that only 43% thought that what was said in the call was impeachable, 13% didn't know and the rest said it was not impeachable.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: clancyb 10/10/2019 7:04:11 PM (No. 203736)
Gave up on Drudge a long time ago.......what happened to them, they are not only anti Trump, the are a cheap tabloid, who cars about sleaze? Fox has almost lost me too, as we only watch Carlson, Hannity and Ingraham, although it would be nice if Sean and Laura stopped talking over people (especially Sean, hint, hint!). Cannot wait for One America News to come to my area>
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Reply 14 - Posted by: F15 Gork 10/10/2019 8:09:29 PM (No. 203776)
Too bad about Fox - everybody has a price......wonder what theirs was?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 10/10/2019 8:55:37 PM (No. 203806)
Yeah..... and the polls said Hillary F-bomb would be the winner of the 2016 election.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: hershey 10/10/2019 10:12:40 PM (No. 203850)
I call BULL SH($ on this one....FOX is drifting left....
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Penney 10/10/2019 10:19:40 PM (No. 203855)
Fox can keep its phony poll! ... Anyone watching Pres. Trump's awesome speech in Minnesota right now can be proud that he is the right one for that demanding job through troubled waters!!!! The dem party can only offer loony lefties & selfish crooks in opposition. ... And, sad to say, FOX has let viewers dow with this phony poll.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: judy 10/10/2019 10:59:00 PM (No. 203871)
Fox polls were wrong in 2016 & they are still fake.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Rumblehog 10/10/2019 11:48:41 PM (No. 203904)
Oh, and remember on the night of the election, 2016 everyone had Hillary pegged as the runaway winner. (right)
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Reply 20 - Posted by: tom7 10/11/2019 5:33:28 AM (No. 203995)
Odd that Showalter did not actually have any meaningful information on the poll. Not sure what the point was for writing this article.
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