Republicans Misread Their ‘Gender Gap’ Problem

Main St. Agenda by from Bloomberg View, August 29, 2014

Polling turns out to be a business in which generating data that confirm the thuddingly obvious can get you both money and news media attention.

Politico tried hard to make its story on a new poll sound exciting, choosing the headline, “Exclusive: GOP poll of women: Party ‘stuck in past.'” Did we really need an exclusive, though, to find out that women in the Northeast are not especially fond of Republicans?

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