Thursday, May 24, 2007

Another Reason NOT to Vote for Rudy

Rudy #1 With Gun Owners?

Rudy Giuliani, a supporter of gun control, still comes out on top with gun owners, a new survey has found.

The above ought to be all a gun owner concerned about his rights needs to see.

The Daily News and the Gallup organization are hardly reliable and unbiased source for gun rights-related information.

Poll results and methodology are here. Of the '2,013 adults, aged 18 and older' surveyed, the sample contained '670 gun owners.' Left unsaid is whether these were registered voters, if so, whether they were high propensity voters, whether the survey participants were a representative cross section, what questions were asked, and if the gun owners were highly motivated, indicative of a level of commitment. Also, gun ownership crosses party lines, and the report admits '[i]n the Democratic primaries, gun owners seem just as inclined as non-owners to support Clinton.'

I hardly hold myself out to be a polling expert, but this appears to be a case 'of sound and fury signifying nothing.' If anyone with credentials would like to weigh in and either confirm or challenge my assumptions, or if you just want to say your piece about this, well, that's why there's a 'Comments' section below.

From: The War on Guns