Inside politics

Lies, damned lies, and new political parties

24th December, 2014

Anyone in politics who says that they ignore the polls is a liar. No topic is more common in the backrooms than what the polls are saying and the same polls form the basis for the entire political mood.

This is not to say that the amount that you talk about something indicates how much you understand it. Those members of the backroom who specialise in polls actually like to flaunt their knowledge by telling...

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