A happy horsesh*t presidential poll from CNN

CNN is saying Romney is crushing Obama among independents; but  the same poll says that the race is tied!

How can that be?

Check this out:

The poll, released earlier tonight, shows a 49-49 tie among likely voters. But to get that result CNN had to use one of the most skewed samples we’ve seen this campaign (see page 29):

 Among those likely voters, 41% described themselves as Democrats, 29% described themselves as Independents, and 30% described themselves as Republicans.

A D+11 sample! By comparison, the electorate in 2008, when Obama-mania was at its peak, was merely D+7, according to exit polls.

Tweeters were in a state of disbelief:

Some other enlightening posts:

CNN Poll Has Candidates All Tied Up, But With Some VERY Interesting Statistics

CNN Poll Finds Romney Beating Obama Among Independents By 22 Points … But They Are Tied At 49%…

The latest CNN national poll of likely voters, which shows a 49%-49% tie between Republican challenger Mitt Romney and incumbent President Barack Obama, is either absurd, or very good news for the GOP--or both.

Obama vs Romney Polls: Obama Tanks Among Women and Independents

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