Can we trust the polls on policy issues?

Is the looking glass merely cracked, or completely shattered?

On Sunday, I wrote to you with an excerpt from my book about the benefits of thinking about polls as a “cracked looking glass” that sometimes distort reflections of the public’s attitudes, but otherwise serves an important institutional purpose that no other tools provides. We also talked about how we should approach defining “the public” anyway.

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