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That Skewed Rasmussen Survey on Global Warming

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorAug 4, 2011 12:01 AM

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In order to support their own theories and beliefs about global warming, how likely is it that some climate skeptics would buy into this poll, hook, line and sinker? If you liked that question, you'll love this one from Rasmussen Reports:

In order to support their own theories and beliefs about global warming, how likely is it that some scientists have falsified research data?

That's one of the questions from a telephone survey that provides the results that Rasmussen, Anthony Watts and Bishop Hill are headlining. And so a central meme of the Morano/Inhofe wing (e.g., global warming is one big fraud) gets reinforced by a skewed poll.

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