Power of Story
Send a Tweet        
- Advertisement -

Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 3 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (3 Shares)  

Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   7 comments

Why Are Americans So Pathetically Ignorant About Politics?

Quicklink submitted By       Message Daniel Geery     Permalink
Related Topic(s): , Add Tags

Must Read 2   Supported 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 1/10/16

Author 1198
Become a Fan
  (71 fans)
From flickr.com/photos/49842283@N04/15124103663/: FAQ
FAQ
(Image by Skley)
  Permission   Details   DMCA

Imagine what it would be like if voters suddenly knew the facts. It would be like living in a democratic Camelot. Or would it? Until 1988 no one knew. Then, that year, James Fishkin, a political scientist who now teaches at Stanford, came up with the idea of a deliberative poll. In a normal poll a voter is asked a bunch of questions about subjects he may or may not know something about. That is the extent of the interaction between the pollster and the voter. The pollster then moves on to the next person.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.alternet.org

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -