[FoRK] Coup Needed - What the right wing really thinks?

Ken Ganshirt @ Yahoo ken_ganshirt at yahoo.ca
Fri Oct 2 08:47:25 PDT 2009



--- On Thu, 10/1/09, Damien Morton <dmorton at bitfurnace.com> wrote:

> 
> The other way to think of it is this: based on your statistic of 
> 10-20% of the population that will say "yes" to any question put to
> them by an authority figure, could we reliably say that group of
> people represent a population so psychologically beaten down that 
> they will tell a pollster anything they think they want to hear? 
> Do we have a new angle on the torture debate here?
> 

No. You are assuming it's the same 10-20% of the population on all questions. It won't be. You are also assuming that a pollster will be seen as an authority figure. I doubt that.

     ...ken...


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