Improper On-Line Polling Question

Evidence 101:

"Objection, Your Honor, the question assumes a fact not in evidence."
Ruling: "Sustained."
Reason: The examiner should not ask questions in a manner that assumes disputed facts to be true.

Example of above: Newseek's new online poll asks,

Over his 19-year career in the U.S. Senate, John Kerry has changed his position on a number of issues. From what you know about Kerry, why do you think this is?

Inexcusable, really. Don't they have editors over there? Or just Republican campaign strategists?

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