The downside, of course, is that the new result is no less biased than it was before LJ got ahold of it. It's just setting one self-selecting special interest group against another. Neither is good statistics, or an even vaguely realistic portrait of the public opinion. Which everyone in politics seems to have forgotten.
Oh well. I will go play pool with shaktiqueen and i_am_lono tonight, and pretend that the balls are pollsters and politicians. Woohoo!