Chris Wilson on Fox News: Trump’s Military Outreach

The challenge Trump faces isn’t one of policy, it’s one of persona and experience. That’s tough to fix, especially when Trump can’t go long without reverting back to his real persona. According to the August Quinnipiac poll, 65% of Americans say Trump lacks the right kind of experience to be President. Seven-in-ten (71%) say he’s […]

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WPA CEO Chris Wilson on FOX News Happening Now

WPA CEO Chris Wilson on FOX News Happening Now “The Democratic convention is an interesting place, it’s like a fantasy land where everything is going well in the country and four more years of Obama is the best thing that could happen. It’s also a fantasy land where the Clinton’s have a great marriage, Hillary’s […]

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WPA in the news

The O’Reilly Factor: Chris Wilson and Sarah Huckabee discuss Trump’s week in the polls and his future as the “outsider” candidate   FOX News Happening Now: Chris Wilson joins Jenna Lee on Happening Now to look at Hillary Clinton’s post-convention bump in poll numbers.     The O’Reilly Factor: Chris Wilson joins the O’Reilly Factor from the Republican […]

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Is Polling Dead? Far From It.

One of the things we hear a lot about in our industry and the media is that it’s hard to find a good poll these days. As you may know, we disagree. And while I don’t want to digress into the often misunderstood differences between media polls, professional campaign polls, and market research survey work, […]

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About Last Week (6/24/2016)

Well, that was an interesting week. Interesting enough for me to bring back this little set of ramblings just to make some obscure observations and bad jokes. So, as I sit outside a Starbucks with the sea breeze in my hair and the smell of salt in my nose (my readers would be jealous if […]

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The Importance of How You Ask Questions 

Are you a conservative or a liberal? Do you believe government is the answer to our nation’s problems or their cause? Notice something about the two questions above. You’ve probably seen them in an online survey. They’re great for generating clicks and getting people riled up, but they’re largely meaningless statistically. As anyone who has […]

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Three Thoughts on the Iowa Polls

So Ted Cruz won.  That was unexpected to a lot of people, included otherwise very good pollsters like Ann Selzer (who conducts the Des Moines Register poll) and Douglas Schwartz (who is the head of the Quinnipiac poll). The cat is pretty much out of the bag now though that it wasn’t unexpected to us […]

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About Last Week…

Hello there, imaginary readers, it’s me again.So our marketing director (hi Sara!) wants more blog content.  And perhaps foolishly, she even offered to edit and post these Friday ramblings if I promise to write them. I think she’s making a mistake, but here it goes.Another busy week in politics as we’ve now officially hit the […]

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Is Student Loan Forgiveness Encouraging Educated Deadbeats?

Catch up online if you missed this spot on Fox & Friends earlier this week. Forgiving Graduate student debt is encouraging highly educated deadbeats. Student debt forgiveness is among the fastest growing entitlements in play right now. Income based repayments program has doubled under president Obama in the past 2 years. Student Loan debt forgiveness happens […]

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Top 10 Most Unfortunate Named Candidates

In recognition of the 15-year-old North Carolina sophomore “Deez Nuts” the teen presidential candidate, we decided to step away from research to take a look back at other political candidate names that inspired a chuckle.   1) Young Boozer  |  The 39th State Treasurer of Alabama.   2) Janelle A. Lawless  |  Former chief judge of […]

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