The Lemmings of Cable News Politics

It’s perfectly reasonable to expect voters to do their own research.

Over the past couple of years, I’ve read a few articles about the influence of cable networks on the polling of candidates for office. Most of them say pretty much the same thing: greater exposure in the new cycle leads to better polling for candidates who run for office.

Just yesterday I read an article right here on Medium about how the media are ignoring Tulsi Gabbard. The presentation was thorough and convincing. I was reminded of another study of statistical analysis of…