Maybe there's a better name for the practice of push polling. Maybe it should be called, "Fraudulently, deceptively and systematically planting damaging misinformation." On the other hand, considering one slang meaning of "push," maybe not.Go take a look. It's entertaining to see what others are saying.
The opponents of Lafayette, Louisiana's municipal FTTH project (BellSouth and Cox -- the incumbent telco and cableco) have sunk to push polling. It is not the first time that incumbent-backed anti-muni efforts have slithered in such slimy disinfo; a 2004 push poll in the Illinois tri-cities region asked...
Tuesday, May 10, 2005
isen.blog, one of the more widely quoted reviews of technology on the web, reviews the latest push poll and relates it to the battle of the tri-cities.