Fuzzy math behind Biden’s reported 49% approval rating

Fuzzy math behind Biden’s reported 49% approval rating
White House video, YouTube

[Ed. – Mold-growing-on-it fuzzy?  The number of responses used out of 1,500 “participants” seems particularly … untoward.]

Here are the biased numbers for the recent Economist-YouGov poll that gives Joe Biden a 49% approval rating.  A first-year reporter could retrieve this information with ease unless he were incompetent, lazy, or most likely biased. …

The Economist–YouGov poll
July 10–13, 2021 — 1,500 U.S. Adult Citizens
Registered 2020 Vote Party ID

Dem (324) Republican (235) Independent (260)

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Ninety-nine more Democrats sampled vs. Republicans were included in the results.  It is not hard to get the results you want if the polls are assembled in this way, and this is always the method with these polls.

A total of 819 from 1,500 participants.

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