Got a phone call this morning.
Question: "Good Morning. This is [didn't catch the name] from the Alaskan Democratic Party, we're conducting a survey. Who do you intend to vote for?"
Me: "Excuse me?"
Question: "Who do you intend to vote in the Alaskan presidential primary?"
Me: "None of your fucking business."
Response: "Pardon me?"
Me: "Would you like me to repeat it?"
Response: "Sir, we're just conducting a survey to determine the..."
Me: "Shut up. You didn't ask me if I'm a Democrat, Republican, or other. You didn't ask me who I favor, or who I think is the best candidate. You asked me who I intend to vote for - and that is none of your business."
Response: "Well, Mr. Wright..."
Me: "Stop talking. I have an unlisted phone number, I want to know how you got my name and number."
Response: "As a registered Democrat you are on our mailing list."
Me: "Negative, Shipmate. I'm not a registered Democrat. Try again."
Response: "Sir, I don't know. I'm just the person conducting the survey, they give me the list and I..."
Me: "Stop talking. Take my name, address, and phone number off your list now. Delete me from your computer. You have no business asking any American who they intend to vote for. You may conduct voluntary exit polls at the polling station, but you have no business calling my house prior to an election. Is that clear?"
Response: "Uh, then I am to assume you will be voting for the Republican candidate?"
Me: "Put your supervisor on the phone."
Response: "I work from home, Sir. Thank you for your time."
The Caller ID was blocked. Somehow I'm guessing this 'survey' was not sanctioned by the DNC - since I have gotten two automated calls from them showing an Alaska Democratic Party ID.
Seriously, this kind of bullshit pisses me off.
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