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The former Obama campaign manager says: “all public opinion researchers should be shot’

Campaign manager Jim Messina speaks with the media President Barack Obama’s campaign headquarters in Chicago May 12, 2011.

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Jim Messina, a former campaign Manager for Barack Obama, apparently not a lot of words.

During an appearance Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Messina spoke about the irrelevance of the public polls this early in an election year, Mediaite reported.

Then he has underlined the point-to-host Joe Scarborough.

“Joe, do you know how I feel about the public polls,” he said. “I think, all public and opinion researchers should be shot.”

Messina said there were to determine other, more important standards at this point, a candidate’s viability.

“What, you care more about the passion and intensity,” he said. “As I ran by President Obama’s campaign, the number that I saw every day was the intensity. Motivated by my voters more than Republican voters?”

He said in the interview that, “our voters are more intense,” the report said.

Messina said the last Democratic elections, appearances in Missouri, New Jersey and Virginia show that the intensity levels in the Democrats, ” the Washington Times reported.

A recent column by Fox News post by Jen Kerns, however, can be the source of Messina frustration revealed.

According to core, new polling shows that the Democrats have lost the last 15-point lead over the Republicans, which is only a 2-point lead, the exams in the direction of 2018 fall.

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