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 Post, showed 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 Email Ryan McMaken