Picks and Pans Review: How Many People Think This Was a Good Idea?

updated 12/24/1984 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/24/1984 AT 01:00 AM EST

Tired of election-day exit polls that "project" winners, Chicago columnist Mike Royko urged his readers to lie to anyone asking how they had voted in the Illinois presidential primary. It would, he wrote, be "a good lie, a worthwhile lie, a lie that will put bounce in your step and a giggle in your voice and make you feel wonderful."

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