Are We Ever Going To Talk About Bad Polls?

Dr. Munr Kazmir
6 min readNov 4, 2021

Polling is officially unreliable. Are pollsters really just getting it wrong (every time) or is it a disinformation campaign?

The Straw Poll booth at CPAC. 2011. (photo: Gage Skidmore)

Polls don’t just fall out the sky. They don’t grow on trees. The don’t spring up fully formed from the earth.

All polls come from somewhere.