A deeper dive into one poll shows what Americans really think about impeachment

A deeper dive into one poll shows what Americans really think about impeachment
Donald Trump, White House lawn (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Fake news comes in many shades and colors.]

The latest CBS News poll headlined the findings that “Majority of Americans favor an impeachment inquiry into President Trump,” 55 percent to 45 percent.

But what if there’s more than meets the eye? Like many polls, there is plenty of fodder within the CBS News poll results to support either side. The trick is who does the reporting and which points they select to highlight.

What if it turns out there are many other headlines — and statistics — that could have been chosen from the same poll, ones that give an entirely different take on the situation?

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Here’s one of them: “Majority of Americans in Democrat-heavy poll favor an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.”

Wouldn’t most Americans looking for unbiased information want the context that the poll interviewed more Democrats than Republicans?

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