October 21, 2016

During a segment on Donald's 'rigged election" comments, Trump supporter Sheriff David Clarke told Fox News' Outnumbered panel that he doesn't believe in any of the polls and said, "I don't know the methodology that's why I don't trust them."

Sheriff Clarke took a lot of heat when he used violent rhetoric and proclaimed via The Twitter that the election was rigged and called for "pitchforks and torches."

During their panel discussion, Sheriff Clarke applauded the handling of the Trump campaign and supported his calls of a rigged election. "You guys are doing well, keep doing what you're doing."

He also thought that Trump used the rigging claims to shift the media from focusing on his sex tape and the many allegations of the women that have come forward.

Julie Roginski thought this was a crazy strategy, calling it a "Baghdad Bob situation." She said, You can't say the house isn't on fire when poll after poll shows he's losing ground."

She continued, "This is some grand master plan strategy to get people to stop talking about the sex harassment tape, and start talking about the fact that he won;t accept results of a free and fair election, jumping from the frying pan into the fire."

"His numbers keep going down..."

Clarke said, "If you believe the polls. If you want to believe the polls"

Harris Falkner asked, "Sheriff, you're not buying polls?"

Clarke replied, "No, I'm not, not at all. I don't know the methodology."

Clarke said he didn't believe the polls when Trump was leading also and reiterated, "I don't know the methodology that's why I don't trust them."

This is a great example of the willful ignorance of Trump supporters.

Evey polling organization lists their methodology after they post each and every poll.

Nate Silver's 538 goes into great detail on how their model is built.

To say, as Sheriff Clarke did, a person can't trust any of the polls because they don't know the methodology is unconscionable.

Try reading a little bit.

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