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Facebook Poll Hilariously Backfires On Senator

*Last Monday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) posted a “quick poll” on his Facebook page asking his followers if they are “better off” now than before the Affordable Care Act passed four years earlier. A week later with the Obamacare sign-up deadline upon us, the unscientific results and in and they likely aren’t what Cruz was expecting. Cruz neglected to use Facebook’s official poll feature, instead asking people to comment with a simple “YES” or “NO.” After seven days, the post has accumulated more than 47,000 comments with a startling number of people answering in the affirmative. The way Facebook works, the comments with the most “Likes” rise to the top of the post. As you can see by viewing the comments on the post below, every single one of the most-liked comments answers a resounding “Yes” to Cruz’s question…* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down on The Young Turks.

*Read more here from Matt Wilstein / Mediaite: http://www.mediaite.com/online/ted-cruzs-obamacare-facebook-poll-totally-backfires-on-him/


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