Eric Cantor’s Pollster Showed Cantor up by 34 Points

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Eric Cantor paid his pollster $75,000 to tell Cantor that he would cruise to victory:

Less than a week before voters dumped the House majority leader, an internal poll for Cantor’s campaign, trumpeted to the Washington Postshowed Cantor cruising to a 34-point victory in his primary. Instead, Cantor got crushed, losing by 10 percentage points.

The pollster is full of excuses, citing several anomalies.  But isn’t it his job to anticipate the anomalies and correct for them?

1:52 pm on June 11, 2014
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