After Rush Limbaugh has been accusing pollsters of being in the tank for President Obama and trying to rig the election for him, MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell was wondering how the talking heads over at Fox were going to handle things now that one of their own polls shows President Obama with a five point lead over Mitt Romney.
Well, he got his answer on Bill O'Reilly's show where Dick Morris did his best to "rewrite" the poll results:
O’Reilly asked Morris what he thought about the poll. Morris essentially dismissed it as “understat[ing] the Romney vote” and said pollsters are using “the highest, most pro-Obama turnout model.” O’Donnell remarked at exactly how “Fox News’ biggest star” handled his own network’s poll.
“He brought on a Fox News employee to see that Rupert Murdoch paid for a Fox News poll that was wrong to basically rewrite the poll on the air into yet another indicator that Mitt Romney is going to win. Bill O’Reilly wasn’t going to be stupid enough to do that himself, but he knows there will always be a Fox News player ready to go to say whatever the Fox News audience wants to hear, no matter how preposterous it could actually be.”
Of course this is nothing new for Dick Morris. He was pulling the same stunt back in May as our friends at News Hounds pointed out here -- Dick Morris Disses Fox News Poll To Predict A Big Romney Win.