Have you had your Kool-Aid today?

Push poll

Conservatives Push Poll

The other day I was on Facebook when I saw something interesting regarding a poll the conservatives were doing.

Now just for the record, I use the term ‘conservative’ loosely, because in fact it was the HarperCONS (Reform/Alliance) who as many of you know by now are a bastardized version of the true Tory blue conservatives of days gone by.

Anyhow, I digress. Upon further examination after going to the conservative website and looking over the questions being asked on their poll, I discovered to my horror that I was being asked to participate in what is known as a ‘push poll‘. For those who are unfamiliar with what a ‘push poll’ is here is a brief description from Wikipedia…

A push poll is an interactive marketing technique, most commonly employed during political campaigning, in which an individual or organization attempts to influence or alter the view of respondents under the guise of conducting a poll.

In a push poll, large numbers of respondents are contacted, and little or no effort is made to collect and analyze response data. Instead, the push poll is a form of telemarketing-based propaganda and rumor mongering, masquerading as a poll. Push polls may rely on innuendo or knowledge gleaned from opposition research on an opponent. They are generally viewed as a form of negative campaigning.[1] This tactic is commonly considered to undermine the democratic process as false or misleading information is provided about candidates.

Now I’ve seen some pretty bad self-serving polls before but this one takes the cake as being a ‘push poll’ extraordinaire. This one is just plain ‘nasty’ which is exactly in keeping with what the HarperCONS (conservatives) this week in the media have been portrayed as… Conservatives’ reputation as the ‘Nasty Party’ is well-deserved

Before I give you my reader the link to this ‘push poll’ let me just say beforehand the following…

  • If you can complete this poll in its entirety with no problems or concerns, you don’t need anymore kool-aid. :-(
  • However, if you have some problems with it but feel they are not major ones then have another glass… or not? Remember, the life you save could be your own. Think about it? ;-)
  • If like me you want to choke the living sh** out of the MF who created this ‘push poll’ that nobody in the conservative party will even look at then feel free to disregard it and move on with you life knowing your brain is still intact and that you know your ABC’s (anybody but conservative). As such, you are Zombie free, and soon you will be the salvation of our great nation in 2015… if not sooner.

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Hell is empty and all the devils are here… in Harperland.

from John Prince
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1 Response to Have you had your Kool-Aid today?

  1. CuJoYYC says:

    The push poll questions are just too funny. Thanks for the Saturday chuckle. Idiots in power.

    As I posted on HuffPost today …

    “Dear Senator Puffy,

    In the, oh-so-appropriate words of William Shakespeare, “I desire that we be better strangers.”.

    Feel free to pass these sentiments on to your colleagues such as, but not limited to, Harper, Poilievre, Kenney, Anders, Oliver, MacKay, Baird, Clement, Flaherty … “

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