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Did they get this from the Simpsons?
The Chicago Daily Tribune did one of the first telephone surveys to get an idea of how people would vote. What they didn’t realize was at that time, following the Great Depression and WW2, homes with phones were more likely to be Republican than Democrat.
Classic example of [selection bias](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selection_bias).
If I remember correctly, this was taken outside of The Historic Elms in my hometown, Excelsior Springs, Mo!
I had never looked very closely, and I always assumed this was a picture of Dewey.