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Quotation by E.B. White
The total collapse of the public opinion polls shows that this country is in good health. A country that developed an airtight system of finding out in advance what was in people's minds would be uninhabitable.
E.B. (Elwyn Brooks) White (1899–1985), U.S. author, editor. repr. in Writings from the New Yorker 1927-1976, ed. Rebecca M. Dale (1991). "Polling," New Yorker (November 13, 1948).
Commenting on Truman's surprise victory in the 1948 presidential election.
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