Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Statements about Polls and Public Opinion

Half-True

Data lacking, but trend is real for younger Americans

Half-True

Lots of people thought he won, but even more thought he lost

Donald Trump

Donald Trump

"Every poll said I won the debate."

— National

Mostly False

A genuine issue, marred by an incorrect statistic

Half-True

Two global polls found divergent results

False

A garbled talking point

Mostly True

Strongly against, yes. "Overwhelmingly?" Judgment call

Half-True

Haven't dropped as much as GOP chairman said

Mostly True

Generally, repeal more unpopular but polls vary

Mostly False

That percentage of voters stayed constant

Mostly True

Some aggregators show smaller gains

Mostly True

Republicans favor a hike but support for $10.10 is mixed