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five things to keep in mind whenever trump tweets about polling

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five things to keep in mind whenever trump tweets about polling

president trump in the oval office. (evan vucci/ap)for the third time in two weeks, president trump on sunday touted poll numbers that showed half the country approving of the job he’s doing as president.“just hit 50% in the rasmussen poll, much higher than president obama at same point,” trump wrote, with his characteristically idiosyncratic capitalization. “with all of the phony stories and fake news, it’s hard to believe! thank you america, we are doing great things.”that tweet provides a great opportunity to review some of the ways in which trump uses poll numbers to present a rosier case for his presidency than is warranted. so let’s do so.1. rasmussen reports polls are consistently friendlier to trump (and were more unfavorable to obama) than most polls.the pollster use...