Wednesday, June 26, 2013
There's a telephone poll looking for insight into the political innards of Hoboken and someone wants to know what you think.
Be on the lookout for PPP, no not the polling company - this is a Pupie Power Poll.
Here's a detailed report on the questions coming soon to a phone near you.The poll starts with basic questions about likelihood on voting. It follows with general ratings of elected officials in NJ, from Governor on down with favorable or unfavorable ratings for:
Here's an oddball question asking you to rate issues on a one to ten in importance and the dead giveaway it's seriously Old Guard. It asks about bike lanes as the first "issue." Don't be confused with that reference to the political operative on Patch; this is not a Beth Mason poll.
(Notice Beth Mason isn't even on the polling list. In a Beth Mason poll, Beth Mason is the center of the universe.)
The key question: Head to head match ups:
The order here is another indicator it's a Frank "Pupie" Raia sponsored poll. They put Ruben Ramos last even though he's the only announced candidate against Mayor Zimmer. Pupie no likey Ramos - especially with that Assembly seat going to Ramos pal Carmelo Garcia under State Senator Brian Stack.
Talking Ed Note: How does Horsey know this is a Pupie Power Poll? We have our own innate horse sense, some fillies call it Psychic Pony Power. On occasion, Da Horsey uses it to smell out corruption. In Hoboken you don't have to try hard, witness this Hoboken Patch story smoking out Tim Occhipinti: