Yes. No. Maybe. Don’t know. Can’t say.

Recession or no recession, the fascination of the media with opinion polls continues. And recession or no recession, the pollsters turn out results that the media likes to hear.

It takes a brief clip from ‘Yes, Prime Minister‘ to realise how it is all done. As Stephen Colbert said on Larry King Live: “I’m not saying anything, Larry, what are you asking me?”

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