President Obama’s Mythical ‘Black Voter Problem’
The right wing blogs were all triumphantly gloating yesterday about a poll released by Public Policy Polling that showed President Obama’s popularity slipping drastically among black voters in North Carolina. (If there’s one thing right wing blogs do better than whine about being persecuted by liberals, it’s gloat. They’re experts at it.)
However, an analysis of Washington Post-ABC News polling during the first three and a half years of his presidency shows that Obama’s “black voter problem” is a myth.
There are three charts accompanying this article by Chris Cillizza; this may be the most telling:
Statistical Noise in Election Polls