Why were the polls so wrong?

The polls are wrong because (1) most people aren’t interested in talking to pollsters and (2) the ones who do respond aren’t a cross-section of the public, partly because (3) educated Trump supporters often lie about their preferences.

LINKS

Is the Era of Polling Over? by Kevin Drum for Mother Jones.

Who are the real Shy Trumpers? by Eric Kaufmann for UnHerd.

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