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Web site faulted by this blog for misreading Gallup poll on issue of guns does an abrupt about-face
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By Pat Cunningham
April 18, 2013 5:20 p.m.



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A couple of hours ago, I wrote HERE about several Web sites having misinterpreted a recent Gallup poll on which issues Americans see as most important to the country.

One of those Web sites, Mediaite, has WALKED BACK its nonsense about the Gallup poll (although clearly not in response to what I wrote):

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics” goes the famous quote, and then there are polls. There’s a tendency to see what we want to in polls, a tendency that doesn’t often end well. Case in point: a Gallup poll that was cited ...

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