Help me crash a poll (Non-fiction)


Jim Oberweis, a Republican who is running against IL014 Congresswoman Lauren Underwood, has a poll on his campaign Facebook page regarding the extension of Illinois’ stay at home order.  (Which currently applies to all residents but one.)

Do you agree with Governor Pritzker’s extension of the “Stay-At-Home” order through the end of May? Add your voice – use the comments section to say why you either agree or disagree.

I don’t live in the 14th District, but I’d rather have someone with public health expertise in congress than someone who referred to himself in a fundraising letter as “token white male.”  With Illinois’ peak not expected until mid-May, I don’t think it is wise to end restrictions before then.  Otherwise, Illinois will have the worst of both worlds:  Economic distress and increasing cases.  So maybe we can help Jim see the error of apparently relying on a Facebook poll to inform public health decisions?

Comments

  1. blf says

    Helped. Maybe. I don’t have and will never get a farcebork account, so I cannot say if my help registered. Or if it did, whether or not the loon would pay the slightest bit of attention. Strikes me as the sort of nutcase who would delete the poll / post if it didn’t get the result he wanted.

  2. says

    1) Thanks for trying. I will say right now that “Yes” just took the lead. I don’t know if he will pull the poll or not, but it should teach his team a lesson in using online polls. 🙂

  3. StevoR says

    Done. Cheers.

    Currently :

    Do you agree with Governor Pritzker’s extension of the “Stay-At-Home” order through the end of May? Add your voice – use the comments section to say why you either agree or disagree.

    52% Yes, I agree
    48% No, I disagree

    Listen.To. Experts.

    To those who know what they are talking about.

    Why is that so hard? For ..pity’s ..sake?!