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AMES, Iowa — Congressman Ron Paul says rival White House hopeful Rick Santorum has his history wrong on Iran, arguing that the United States has been at war with Iran since it helped orchestrate regime change in the 1950s.
Originally posted by TheWalkingFox
reply to post by e11888
Online polls have this problem where people can basically tell their friends "Hey, there's this poll, GO VOTE FOR (option)!!!" which kinda screws up the point of a poll in the first place. you don't get the opinion from a broad sampling of your site's visitors, rather you get a focused assault on the poll from what amounts to a special interest group.
Ron Paul's supporters do this regularly. I'll bet if I made a poll about "Who makes the best s'mores?" and had Ron Paul as an option. his /b/tard legions would swamp it, and I'd have thirty-one thousand votes saying Ron Paul is the master of marshmallow chocolate sandwiches.
That said... it's more an inherent flaw with having an open internet poll - as is the result of "We're getting results we don't like, pull the poll!"