MY OWN VOX POP

WHO NEEDS POLLSTERS WHEN YOU'VE GOT DEAR OLD DAD?

Pollsters, forget your focus groups. consultants, toss away your tracking polls. Campaign managers, abandon your game strategies. I am in unique possession of absolutely foolproof information about the results of the 1996 election. I have access to an infallible campaign crystal ball that has been tried, tested and proved right over and over again. Ladies and gentlemen, meet my father, my own vox pop, Robert B. Stengel, 75, a man who has voted in every presidential election since 1944 and has never once voted for a losing candidate. Not once. Ever.

A child of the Depression, he first pulled the lever...

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