This short video clip is an excellent illustration of how the questions leading up to a particular question on a survey can bias the response to that survey. It comes from a British comedy, Yes Prime Minister, that ran in the 1980s.

YouTube. Leading Questions- Yes Prime Minister. Taken from the 1st Season of Yes Prime Minister – Episode 2, The Ministerial Broadcast. 2:16 running time. Published on Jan 15, 2012. Available in video format.

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