At The Hill, they have a rather interesting headline, “Poll: Trump beats Warren, Biden in Iowa match-ups.”
It’s interesting for a number of reasons:
- First, it’s a 51%-49% poll for both Biden and Warren trailing trump, with a 3.2% margin of error, so it’s a non story.
- Second, and more importantly, is what we see in the 3rd paragraph:
The reverse was the case for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). Fifty-one percent of voters said they would pick him over Trump, who garnered 49 percent support.
This is a hacktacularly bad piece of reporting, and once again, as always, it cuts against Bernie Sanders.
It's a reasonable report of a poll, nothing more, except —
It is bad news for Trump.