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For what it's worth the UK threads on the Something Aweful forums seem to be breaking heavily for Labour activism this cycle. So either terminally online, certainly-not-yet 40 year olds are all in on Labour or it  means nothing.
by generic on Thu Dec 12th, 2019 at 10:45:20 AM EST
Yes, I think that the media tend to swan around looking for people to confirm their own prejudices. So you get ton of voxpops from tories and leavers, with a fair sprinkling of Never-Corbyn ex-labour.

But the biggest noise doesn't always reflect a majority.

That has been the major reason why I've tended to pay any attention to the polls which have a bias towards a Tory/leave status quo. With a lowly contracting active electorate, the polls tend to go with what they know, people who've voted regularly before and can be relied upon to do so again. A selection process which entirely misses certain demographics who can be peruaded to vote IF it will make a difference to them.

That's what Labour have done. And the polls can't/won't see it.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Thu Dec 12th, 2019 at 01:10:20 PM EST
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