The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published in The Brian Lehrer Show Explainer: "Skewed" Polling Listen 17 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/241270/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend RealClearPolitics presidential polling average as of 10/2/12 (RCP ) i Republicans say that recent polling data favoring Obama is skewed. Jonathan Bernstein, political scientist who writes A Plain Blog About Politics, fact-checks the claim, and explains the tricky nature of party ID in polls.