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Wed Apr 10, 2013, 03:23 AM

The Moderates and the 2010 election

The truth: 2006 exit polls http://edition.cnn.com/ELECTION/2006/pages/results/states/US/H/00/epolls.0.html

http://edition.cnn.com/ELECTION/2010/results/polls/

You’ll notice that liberal turnout was about the same in both midterms, about 20%. But it appears that either moderates sat out the 2010 in great numbers or they flipped to conservative. Either way, the urban legend is not borne out in exit poll data so stop that bullshit.


I also blame Obama's choice of Tim Caine who just plain sucked and I complained before the election his lack of presence on promoting democratic talking points to the public.

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Reply The Moderates and the 2010 election (Original post)
Ichingcarpenter Apr 2013 OP
graham4anything Apr 2013 #1
HiPointDem Apr 2013 #2
Demo_Chris Apr 2013 #3
dtom67 Apr 2013 #4
Union Scribe Apr 2013 #5
The Wizard Apr 2013 #6
Ichingcarpenter Apr 2013 #7
The Wizard Apr 2013 #8

Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Wed Apr 10, 2013, 03:43 AM

1. The 2nd chart doesn't directly come up and which one would correspond with the 2006?

 

Where also does it show total numbers?

Are you talking senate?/House?/Governors?

As always in the Presidential election years, national vote totals are meaningless, it is the individual states where data shows.

One would also have to take with a grain of salt that these are CNN polls, and who here believes in CNN for numbers?

Also, exit polls are only as good as the word of the people who answer them, and there was a direct Rush Limbaugh campaign to have people lie to the exit polls, to discredit them.

After all, there is no proof that a rightwing extremist doesn't say they are liberal and lie all the way through the poll.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Wed Apr 10, 2013, 03:49 AM

2. kr

 

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Wed Apr 10, 2013, 03:50 AM

3. Who do you suppose does the work to get those moderates to the polls?

 

The hard left might still have voted anyway, but that's about all they did.

Unless the Democratic party reacts quickly and forcefully to rebuke Obama, whether chained CPI passes or not I suspect that this next midterm is going to be a bloodbath for us. I think this time the left isn't simply going to blow off get out the vote efforts, I think many will blow off the entire farce.



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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Wed Apr 10, 2013, 05:48 AM

4. gonna leave "president" blank

On future ballots. Let"s face it, if Romney had won and proposed this cut, you would not have half of DU supporting it.
Oh, I forgot, its not a cut. To keep people from dissenting, they say the most vulnerable will be protected. Of course, when I retire that shit will be out the window and Goldman Sachs will come to my rescue, to save me from the social security rip off that does not even keep pace with inflation. Then we will all live happily ever after.
If I don't end up in Guantanamo for daring to disagree with a policy position from whichever GOP/Third Way President that is chosen for us by the Koch brothers or Jamie Dimon,that is .......

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Wed Apr 10, 2013, 05:51 AM

5. Thank you!

It is chasing the center that lost 2010, not "liberal whining" as some here have been insisting. Bookmarking!

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Wed Apr 10, 2013, 06:22 AM

6. The right always comes out to vote

The left will find any excuse possible to stay home in the midterms. Maybe if the public option was included in the Affordable Health Care Act more of the faithful would have come out. At least Obamacare was a step in the right direction.

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Response to The Wizard (Reply #6)

Wed Apr 10, 2013, 06:41 AM

7. I guess you missed reading

comprehension



the moderates stayed away not the left.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Reply #7)

Wed Apr 10, 2013, 07:16 AM

8. Opinion is not fact

Take your snarky comments elsewhere.

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