“The Pollster – II” / A Memorable Fancy #302

Polls report that Smith and Jones are in a close race. Smith’s supporters order another poll. And another. Smith pulls ahead by something considerably to the right of the decimal point. We must be doing something right, say Smith’s supporters. Let’s poll again. They call, tout the virtues of Jones again and again, especially early in the morning or late at night, or at great length.

Smith gains another 0.05%.

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