] I don't know what it means to be "considered" Democrat or
] Republican. Last I knew, those labels are self-selected, not
] applied by some external arbiter.
The speaker is saying it wrong. The data comes from several surveys. You self select your label.
] Also, what about the other 23 percent?
Independent, or didn't specify.
] To me, the problem is
] as much with the study question as with the blogosphere.
Go read the paper. They asked a large number of people. Of the people who they ID as online political citizens, certain percentages were democrats... The overall dataset for one of the surveys was 36 d, 33r...
RE: Daily Kos || Weblogs are the liberal answer to talk shows.