My Take: By Matthew McCully

By Matthew McCully
My Take: By Matthew McCully

It’s pretty wild how public opinion is based on public opinion.
I don’t think it’s any coincidence that polling results often become self-fulfilling prophecies.
There are way more ‘I’ll have what he’s having’ types in the world than there are free thinkers.
I used to work at a restaurant and would often serve groups for business lunches and office parties.
Never fail, if the first person to order chose a salad, that’s what the whole table had.
Would you wanna be the one plowing through a plate of ribs while everyone else is ‘eating light’?
But I bet if you polled everyone privately beforehand, the top choice likely wouldn’t be the salad.
So the big question is, if the results of the poll were shared with the table, who would order what?
At least with food, you don’t have to wait four years between meals.

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