University Pollsters

Something reasonably funny happened to me today on my way home from class. In fact, I hadn’t even managed to get much farther than the Corbett Center (which is only some 1,000 feet tops from the Business Complex) before I ran into a lovely poll being conducted by a handful of students. I have absolutely no idea what their intentions were, what they were polling, or even whether they were political science graduate students. Perhaps it was even a semester project for some class–who knows?

But, the look on the young woman’s face when I offered my reply to her question “Excuse me, sir, are you an Obama supporter?” was absolutely priceless. Read more…

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