A poll can't predict the future, but that doesn't mean they're not useful

By Ebony Bennett
Updated June 6 2019 - 9:38am, first published June 1 2019 - 12:00am

I come not to bury polls, but to praise them. While everyone - including the polling companies it seems - was shocked by the election results, the media and the public are learning the same lessons that political parties have had to. And it's a hard one: polling is just a tool.

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