I stand alone in proclaiming that exit polls got it exactly right in the 2000 Presidential Race. They reported just what they heard from the Palm Beach County voters -- that the voters had been foxed by the ballot either intentionally or unintentionally never entered their minds.
The high cost of paying for interviews has nothing to do with the amount of the check. One can only hope that CBS and NBC follow ABC News as they begin to show the world you can put the toothpaste back in the tube.
Sadly, some see every issue as material for a sort of political high theatre. I would have thought that a subject as important as the health care received by the American people would rise above this sorry spectacle.