03/21/2011 11:26 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

'Fiddlesticks' Outliers

Gary Langer reports on a Census study raising new questions on opt-in surveys.

Nate Silver reviews Sarah Palin's decline among Republicans; Chris Perkins questions whether she's really losing ground.

Frank Newport proposes we focus on the positive intensity of presidential candidate ratings.

David Hill says 2012 will be all about Obama.

Harry Enten predicts Republicans will hold the House in 2012.

Mark Mellman argues Republicans are misreading public opinion on cutting budgets.

Matt Yglesias ponders) public & elite misperceptions on fiscal policy and deficits (via Nyhan).

Emails to Governor Walker were more positive than polls.

Erik Voeten examines whether nuclear accidents affect support for nuclear power.

Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin explore the origins and evolution of progressive economics.

An animated Dilbert considers the merits of landline telephone surveys and marketing language (via Korostoff)