ABC/Wapo Effectively Admit To Poll Tampering As Hillary's "Lead" Shrinks To 2-Points

Tyler Durden's picture

Just yesterday we wrote about the very curious ABC / Wapo poll which seemed to show Hillary's blow-out 12-point lead from last Sunday get cut in half in a matter of just two days.  But the ABC/Wapo enigma continues to grow today as their latest poll shows the presidential race has now tightened to just 2 points, which is within the margin of error.  Ironically, these new results do not reflect the latest FBI bombshell as polling was concluded on October 27th and it still includes an 8-point sampling advantage for democrats.

METHODOLOGY – This ABC News/Washington Post poll was conducted by landline and cellular telephone Oct. 24-27, 2016, in English and Spanish, among a random national sample of 1,148 likely voters. Results have a margin of sampling error of 3 points, including the design effect. Partisan divisions are 37-29-29 percent, Democrats-Republicans-independents.

So what happened?  For months we have argued that these goal-seeking reports (aka "Polls") can be easily manufactured to show whatever results are desired by simply "tweaking" the sample pool.  WikiLeaks even exposed a handy guide 37-page poll-rigging guide on how to "include ethnic 'oversamples' as required" to manufacture the desired poll numbers.  But, with today's latest ABC / Washington Post poll, the real "smoking gun" admission is revealed as the pollsters admit that the narrowing of their polling results are "not mainly about people shifting in their candidate preference" but about how their sample pool was constructed.

"Changes in the poll’s latest four nights compared with the previous four are not mainly about people shifting in their candidate preference, but about changes in who’s intending to vote."

So that's how you manufacture inane results like this:

ABC / Wapo Poll

 

Now, while ABC / Wapo claim that the 10-point swing (in less than a week) was driven by changes in "who's intending to vote," we find it quite curious that their own data shows just a 2-point swing in people who said they were "certain to vote" on 10/23, when the poll reflected a 12-point Hillary lead, and 10/27 when the lead had collapsed to just 2 points.  So, are we really expected to believe that a 2-point swing in voter intentions somehow translated to a 10-point swing in the poll results?  Not likely...something tells us it had a little more to do with including "ethnic 'oversamples' as required."

ABC

 

So, now that ABC / Wapo have effectively declared their own poll utterly useless, the question is what were their motivations for skewing their polling data?  We have a couple of ideas:

  • Trump is simply experiencing a huge surge in momentum...seems odd to have this kind of surge on minimal news (remember the poll was taken prior to the recent FBI disclosures).
  • ABC / Wapo pollsters got a slap on the wrist from the Hillary campaign for getting a bit overzealous on their manufactured 12-point "lead" which could have resulted in lower voter turnout for Hillary.
  • ABC / Wapo reviewed early voting stats starting to come in around the country and realized that their polls were in no way reflective of reality and decided they'd rather not lose ALL credibility (though it may be a bit too late for that).

Anyway, those are a couple of our ideas...what say you?

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sankol's picture

They need to cover their ass for an expected Trump win by aligning results closer to reality.

Looney's picture

 

The reason James Comey closed the investigation in July was… he was sure Hillary was gonna win the election.

I betcha, he ordered his own UNMANIPULATED poll a few days ago and it showed Trump’s schlonging Hillary everywhere, hence his sudden re-opening of the investigation.

The first investigation into Hillary’s server had found more than enough to charge the bitch with High Treason!

Looney

P.S. Looney for the Supreme Court!   ;-)

City_Of_Champyinz's picture

Looney would be about a thousand times better than Ginsburg that is for sure...

robertsgt40's picture

I can see it now.  By election day,  the "race" will be too close to call. And by midnight, Hildabeast wins by a pantsuit. 

MANvsMACHINE's picture

Maybe Hillary can get Calvin Klein to design her an orange pantsuit.

robertsgt40's picture

Shouldn't be hard to form fit.  Just roll out cple of yards,cut holes for arms. 

FatTony7915726's picture

MSM/Jew Media is shifting by very well knowing Hillary is damaged goods.

Pairadimes's picture

Rats, sinking ship, etcetera.

847328_3527's picture

npr, wapo, cnn, and several others are on the list of serious propganda media outlets.

AlaricBalth's picture

Looney for the Supreme Court! ;-)

Agreed. Looney will also be a better Supeme Court Justice than Obama.

The only reason Barack and Michelle are sucking up to Hillary and campaigning for he is because Hillary promised him a SCOTUS seat.
He recently bought a house in DC so he must have plans there.

Fed Supporter's picture

Here is the reason why the polls  are much tighter.  Yes they have been rigged for months.  But secretly Hillarys camp knew they were getting crushed by Trump.  So now to create urgency to get out the vote they are coming out say Trump could win this.  Mook was out yesterday saying this very thing. Their strategy was to demoralize Trumps voters to stay home by saying he's going to lose for sure, with full on compliance by most major news agencies, talk about trying to illegally influence an election.  But again secretly they knew how bad the trust issue is with Hillary due to Wikileaks and now they know millions of Hillary voters will stay home becuase the polls say she is going to win.  They need to create fear and urgency in there voter base in these final days to get the Hillary supporters to the polls..  We may even see the polls showing Trump leading in the final week to create even more fear.

I figured all this out by reading all of her staffers devious scheming emails - meaning I figured out how they think and plan.

I hope Trump jails journalists and their owners and bosses with conspiracy to commit election fraud on the American people.

 

yippee kiyay's picture
yippee kiyay (not verified) Fed Supporter Oct 29, 2016 10:46 PM

Media:

"We don't tamper with poll; we tweak them. That's a big difference. We only want Hillaryous to win, and she will. Mark our complicity."

http://bit.ly/1p1jKnr

letsit's picture

fortunately, america's waking up to the media's game.

philipat's picture

Hey yippee kiyay (Soon to be banned and will then use the next new names letsit and lonnng) , including previously:

mofio
santafe
Aristotle of Greece
Gargoyle
bleu
oops

lance-a-lot
Loftie
toro
.

You are a serial spammer and a serial pain in the ass. Might I politely suggest that you go fuck yourself? And get a life.

Your MO, always the same, is to post a provocative comment which SEEMS to be relevant but you have no interest in joining the discussion (and NEVER do) and your sole objective is to mislead readers into clicking on your falsified links to your BS site. That wastes everyones time is blatant SPAMMING.

Apologies to regular ZHers because I do understand these posts of mine can be irritating also, but I am donating my time to expose this shithead for the benefit of the ZH community. Please just skip over my easily recognisable posts when you see them.

OverTheHedge's picture

Here's a thought for all you budding app / plugin authors: remove all comments from a particular poster. Does it already exist? I would probably pay money for it. Or, is there a way to add Mofo to adblock? I haven't tried, but theoretically it should be possible - it's only text manipulation. I could probably do something with grep, but it won't help on my Kindle, so not too useful.

Imagine  automatically never having to bother with this spamming idiot again :-)

Thanks again to Philipat for his on going struggle against tyranny.

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LowerSlowerDelaware_LSD (not verified) 847328_3527 Oct 29, 2016 6:08 PM

Yep, polls today, just like the "news," are about campaigning for Big State.  Although the "news" will campaign for the ultimate statist, in this case Hillary, until and past the end. They will, as you can see, correct their propaganda "polls" as the vote approaches in an attempt to get the final vote right.  The purpose of the huge Hillary lead was to convince morons that Hillary is the awesomest and Trump sucks. Because, well, look at the polls: Hillary is WAY ahead. Frick'n liars just like the liar Hillary.

Clara Tardis's picture

poll this- compilation of the thousands of deplorables who didn't get a call asking who they were voting for:   

The Deplorables

 

https://youtu.be/1WxmFvwan78

petar's picture

I believe that within 2-3 days FBI is going to come out and say that Hillary didn't do anything illegal... and she is going to win.

Eyeroller's picture

I believe that within 2-3 days FBI is going to come out and say that Hillary didn't do anything illegal... and she is going to win.

As soon as I heard the case was being re-opened, those were my thoughts exactly.  And when it is announced she is clean as the driven snow, she and the media will cast her as the victim and the ground-swell of sympathy for her will be highest on Nov. 8th. 

Comey is a traitor.  This has all been organized, right down to Lynch trying to force him not to send a letter to Congress.

TeamDepends's picture

You would bail from this ship too.
-Rat

max2205's picture

Hillary will unleash all the plan b c and d smears on Trump next week.....Corner a rat and they go crazy.   He should have busted her during the first debate in front of the world by pulling off her mini teleprompter and holding it into the cameras 

Romney fucked his chance by being nice to Barry during their debate  and he lost when he should have won.

Joyo Bliss's picture

And hopefully orange is the new Barack.

wildbad's picture

hugo boss designed the SS attire so perhaps their HUGE-O  BOSS division can collaborte with Omar the tentmaker to fashion said Orange Prison Garb

drstrangelove73's picture

If looney is of even average intelligence,he/she/it will be far superior to Ruth Buzzi

drstrangelove73's picture

If looney is of even average intelligence,he/she/it will be far superior t Ruth Buzzi

OverTheHedge's picture

There is a school of thought which suggests that Loonie may be more software than organic. Might make for a splendid adjudicator.

Hype Alert's picture

-  ABC / Wapo pollsters got a slap on the wrist from the Hillary campaign for getting a bit overzealous on their manufactured 12-point "lead" which could have resulted in lower voter turnout for Hillary.

 

^This

Ex-Oligarch's picture

Seems more likely than any sort of independent thinking on the media's part.

Joe Davola's picture

Their lackies who bus in the "voters" might decide to just take the money and not bother "delivering the vote"

grannysue's picture

I would hope those commiting vote fraud would be afraid. There are many, many Trump supporters who are on the lookout for Clinton vote fraud, from buses running from one precinct to another, to votes flipping and are documenting it, taking pictures and sending it to stopthesteal.  Those who are dumb enough to commit vote fraud need to know the electorate are going to demand those caught committing vote fraud go to prison just like their leader Hillery. It is a felony to use vote fraud in a federal election. It is tears down the foundation of our republic and cannot be tolerated on any level no matter how small or great it is being perpetrated. Lock them up, just like the electorate says lock her up. We are entering a new place in America. A America that honers our laws no matter how great or small a person is. HIllery made the mistake of thinking she was to big to jail, just like the banks she serves thought they were too big to fail.

grannysue's picture

I would hope those commiting vote fraud would be afraid. There are many, many Trump supporters who are on the lookout for Clinton vote fraud, from buses running from one precinct to another, to votes flipping and are documenting it, taking pictures and sending it to stopthesteal.  Those who are dumb enough to commit vote fraud need to know the electorate are going to demand those caught committing vote fraud go to prison just like their leader Hillery. It is a felony to use vote fraud in a federal election. It is tears down the foundation of our republic and cannot be tolerated on any level no matter how small or great it is being perpetrated. Lock them up, just like the electorate says lock her up. We are entering a new place in America. A America that honers our laws no matter how great or small a person is. HIllery made the mistake of thinking she was to big to jail, just like the banks she serves thought they were too big to fail.

sun tzu's picture

Their voters were beginning to think she was so far ahead they could stay home and smoke crack instead of voting 10 times

Jethro Dull's picture

Crack for votes! She'd win a 100,000,000 to 1 as they descend upon the polling places. "Fear the voting dead!"

DuneCreature's picture

Comey is covering his own ass as much as he's covering Killary's and probably fattening up an off shore bank account at the same time.

They are both in deep shit and they both know it.

 

            *******    NOTICE OF FOUL PLAY    *******

The FBI will NEVER Find ANYTHING to prosecute HRC over  ........ NOTHING.

WHY??

M O N E Y --------- Lot's of money. ...... Mountains of money.

HSBC Busted <<<<<<< Short Story

FBI Director James Comey was on the board of HSBC Bank

HSBC Whistleblower - John Cruz     <<<<  Lots and Lots of Details

The Bad Guys Are Here     <<<<<<<<<< They steal elections too.

Is anyone out there paying attention?

I know this is a tough situation to address when The Cops Are The Crooks but the first step is to raise a HUGE ** Hue and Cry ** about it to everyone you know.

THIS IS the beginning HOW WE WILL ALL BE ASSET STRIPPED!

Live Hard, This Shit Is So Obvious Even High School Kids Are All Over It, Die Free

~ DC v3.0

e_goldstein's picture

TPTB are going to kill Cankles or make her flee the country (so they can kill her later).

Letting her go down to the legal system isn't an option, she has dirt on everyone at her level and higher--nationally and internationally.

DuneCreature's picture

I have a feeling you are 100% on it, e_g.

Kill Baby just thinks she runs the show. (The stupid, arrogant woman that she is.)

She is rapidly becoming a liability to Ass Wipes Inc. and a computer is weighing her usefulness to them every minute and the second she tips to the liability side hard it will issue the order and she will be killed or 'disappeared'.

The disappeared option opens up all kinds of interesting problems and scenarios that AI AL can use to float 'things' it may want to use on us.

Live Hard, A Computer Is In Charge Of ALL You See Happening These Days And I Mean, FULLY IN CHARGE, Die Free

~ DC v3.0

e_goldstein's picture

There is a compilation of threads from 4chan's /pol/ (h/t Kina and Seek) started by either a professional level troll or a legitimate FBI guy who worked on the Clinton case who says that the evidence they found has the potential to not only bring down the Untied States gov, but also a lot of other governments as well. I forgot to save the link, but if you haven't seen it and can find it, it is definitely worth checking out.

 

(edit)

Found it.

https://i.sli.mg/7O9wgG.png

DuneCreature's picture

I believe I saw that back in July or August.

I'll read through that again though. .... I'm not say there aren't pure gold nuggets there.

Whew, where to start about info on the net?

It is my belief based on some programming I am familiar with that AI AL has a fair sized cache of 'false stories' conspiracy memes, actual attack scenarios and generally bad, squewed info and just confusing bin of shit that it can dump out on the net (properly dated and sourced too) to overwhelm or bend public sentiment this way or that. The purpose is to keep you guessing about everything and in a state of action paralyses. Or to make you act one way or another.

If you see crazy stuff start happening on the net or through the media (TV, Radio, Print) you can bet something BIG is going on, you just won't be able to tell what it is with any certainty. .. It is probably big but it's probably not at all what they (AI AL) is telling you.

I know, disconcerting info, isn't it? ...... The realities make me want to take up a career of hard power drinking too.

My point is AI AL could salt 4chan with any kind of meme or disinfo it wants and make people believe it. ..... Half the time on ZH you are talking to a BOT and don't know it. LOL! .... You might talking to one right NOW! .......... Just kidding. ...  (bots have terrible senses of humor, BTW, ........so far.)

Anyway I don't want to discourage anyone from looking for info on the web. There's plenty of good info out there. Just keep in the back of your mind some things might be complete fabrication from AI AL with an agenda behind them.

Live Hard, Keep It Real And As Accurate As You Can, AI AL Is Working Against You, Die Free

~ DC v3.0

e_goldstein's picture

Yeah, 2 things I keep in mind when doing online research:

1. 98% of everything your read leads back to the Tavistock Institute.

2. Don't believe half of what you see

   and none of what you hear--Lou Reed

 

cheers.

Ignatius's picture

Don't we already have enough loons on the Supreme Court?

I find your analysis very plausible.

Mustafa Kemal's picture

"Looney for the Supreme Court!"

Hey Looney, how are you going to look in one of those robes?

spiral galaxy's picture

Me thinks it's because the post election investigation will ensnare Comey going down with the sinking ship. And the thought of sharing a cell in the Federal pen with Obama was unbearable. Speaking of which, somewhere, somehow, in the thousands of emails on all these laptops, servers, flash drives, etc, there will be the golden nugget implicating Obama. Hence the big coverup until after the election. :-)

Kayman's picture

Looney- are you dumb enough, crooked enough and blind enough for the Supreme court ?

If a politician has passes legislation that says a legal demand to pay is not a tax, are you prepared to do the politically expedient thing, and call it a tax.  If so. Step right up.

oncemore's picture

you omitted one most important feature 

Looney are u a whore to buy and a jewish bitch, like Ginsburg?

SwiffFiffteh's picture

Let's see, Supreme Court Justices....

  • Roberts
  • Kennedy
  • Thomas
  • Breyer
  • Alito
  • Sotomayor
  • Kagan
  • Scalia
  • Ginsburg---ahHAH!!

CLEARLY IT WAS THE JEWS

css1971's picture

Rumour is loss of support within the FBI.

j0nx's picture

I wish people would stop parroting that nonsense. The only thing the agents care about is their $125k a year salary, benefits, perks and the coolness factor of flashing that badge and saying, "I'm agent whateverthefucktheirnameis." There is no mutiny inside the FBI to do the right thing. Let me assure you of that right away. Maybe after they retire they might be more inclined to do the right thing. Maybe. Some entity outside the burea forced their hand on this one. 110% certainty.

N0TME's picture

Looney for the Supreme Court!

You got my vote.