"As the meaningless dollops of demagoguery fall time and time again to whichever autocratic asshole wields the best vote-busting program, the obvious question arises as to why corporations still cling to this stupid feature. Do they blunder on despite the fact that online polls have been proven worthless, or because of it? Some suspect corporate Webmasters are secretly grateful for the notoriety of their unreliable results. News stories gloating about the meaninglessness of their surveys still generate traffic."