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October 4, 2004
Polls For Sale -- Not Cheap?

The blog Political Musings notes an interesting sidebar to the Newsweek poll that showed some sample-juggling by their experts. CBS News reported in its Marketwatch feature section that the two presidential campaigns revved up their ad buys last week -- including an interesting purchase by the Kerry campaign that only gets mentioned at the end:

The biggest online advertising buys for Bush were at these sites: KPTV,,, El Nuevo and KPHO CBS 5

The biggest online ad buys for Kerry were at these sites:,, Village, and L.A. Weekly[emph mine -- CE]

Combined with the odd shift in sampling seen between their two most recent polls, the ad buy looks a bit suspicious ...

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Posted by Ed Morrissey at October 4, 2004 12:47 PM

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