The Unz Review: An Alternative Media Selection
A Collection of Interesting, Important, and Controversial Perspectives Largely Excluded from the American Mainstream Media
 BlogviewMichelle Malkin Archive
Those Debate Rating Doo-Hickey Thingy Things
Lines.
🔊 Listen RSS
Email This Page to Someone

 Remember My Information



=>

Bookmark Toggle AllToCAdd to LibraryRemove from Library • BShow CommentNext New CommentNext New ReplyRead More
ReplyAgree/Disagree/Etc. More... This Commenter This Thread Hide Thread Display All Comments
AgreeDisagreeThanksLOLTroll
These buttons register your public Agreement, Disagreement, Thanks, LOL, or Troll with the selected comment. They are ONLY available to recent, frequent commenters who have saved their Name+Email using the 'Remember My Information' checkbox, and may also ONLY be used three times during any eight hour period.
Ignore Commenter Follow Commenter
Search Text Case Sensitive  Exact Words  Include Comments
List of Bookmarks

Here are two screenshots from Frank Luntz’s focus group, which used those debate rating doo-hickey thingy things. That’s my technical term for those live reaction ratings. ūüėČ

Anyway, Luntz was rather excited over two moments when Mitt Romney sent the rating doo-hickey thing things through the roof. The yellow line represents the self-identified conservative voters in the group. The blue line represents self-identified moderates in the group. The first shot is reaction when Romney gave his “Washington is broken” remarks:

1nhrating.jpg

The second shot is reaction when Romney blasted McCain’s support of amnesty:

1nhrating003.jpg

Make of it what you will.

I’d like to see what happens to the doo-hickey ratings whenever one of the candidates–GOP or Dem–says “Change.”

***

Allah’s got the vid clip of Luntz’s focus group reax.

Scott Johnson scores this bout for Romney. Check his scorecard at Power Line.

(Republished from MichelleMalkin.com by permission of author or representative)
 
• Category: Ideology • Tags: 2008 Campaign