That ‘Exclusive’ Daily Beast Survey

Showing 71 percent of residents have not changed their minds about Anthony Weiner is, as the reporter author notes, “not scientific.”

Daily Beast reporters fanned out to several areas of the city, including Weiner’s district, the poll doesn’t necessarily capture a representative cross-section of a city of more than 8 million. Still, the margins appear to present a rather clear rebuke to Weiner doomsayers.

They also fall for an easy copy editing mistake, misspelling the other name of a frankfurter, writing about “Weiner’s weiner.” Tom McGeveran warned about that! That ‘Exclusive’ Daily Beast Survey