"You know, if a President tries to govern based upon polls, you're kind of like a dog chasing your tail."
Bush obviously considers Americans "the tail."
The truth is Americans should not answer polls. Hang up on the pollsters, or even lie to them. But don't let them package your opinions and sell the aggregation without you getting a cent. In truth, you are selling out the citizenry when you arm politicians with the opinions of the masses, allowing them to avoid coming to their own conclusions. I had to work long and hard to figure out why to believe anything, or how to justify any particular
As more and more Americans stop answering polls, politicians who rely on them will increasingly find themselves confused on election day. What Bu$hCo does is, for example, find the most religious households in the most democratic communities. He sends them specialized messages. He can only find them with polls.