Rachel Maddow On FOX Noise's MoveOn.org Push Polling


FOX Noise/Opinion Dynamics just released a new poll (.pdf) that asked such non-partisan, objective questions as: "Do you think the Democratic Party should allow a grassroots organization like Moveon.org to take it over or should it resist this type of takeover?" Keith and Rachel Maddow discuss what it means when an overtly partisan network like FOX uses push polls (similar to those used not used by Karl Rove against John McCain in the 2000 South Carolina primary) to shape public opinion in their favor and/or push their ideological message.

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"I think it's just another way that they're testing their very specific, very narrowly ideological message."


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