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This Is Distressing

Internet polls are unscientific and inherently loopy, which is one reason why we invented poll skewing (it's fun and easy to screw them up!), but we were fairly astounded to see that when the Chronicle ran a poll asking if dropping charges was the correct thing to do, a full 27% of the respondents disagreed.Maybe they'd have to go through the situation personally to be able to divorce themselves from whatever bias makes it so difficult to recognize a clear injustice. Unbelievable.

We'd be curious to know how many people have voted. If it's only about 12 people, it's meaningless, but if a significant number of people have voted, it's pathetic and indicative not just of an inability to live in reality, but of a vicious desire to persecute.