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Thu Nov 22, 2012, 12:04 AM

Discredited Conservative Behind "Unskewed Polling" Says Voter Fraud Won Swing States for Obama

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Source: Mother Jones

Dean Chambers launched the website UnskewedPolls.com in the final months of the election to counter what he saw as a Democratic bias in most presidential polls. Chambers' site was a hit among Fox-watching, reality-denying conservatives. He predicted Romney would win 275 electoral college votes and Obama would win 263.

Chambers was, as he later admitted, horribly, embarrassingly wrong. But the embarrassment continues.

This week, Chambers launched a new site, BarackOFraudo.com. As the URL suggests, Chambers does not believe Obama won the 2012 election fair and square. Instead, Chamber contends that Obama won the swing states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Florida "by voter fraud." (That's the map posted above.)

Post-election, there's no evidence of widespread voter fraud in any of these states, and certainly nothing suggesting Obama's wins in those four states depended on voter fraud. So Slate's Dave Weigel asked Chambers for evidence backing up his serious accusations. What followed was a collision between fact-based reporting and fact-free magical thinking


Read more: http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2012/11/unskewed-polling-dean-chambers-barack-obama-voter-fraud



It seems like Republicans and the Right Wing Media are just retreating further and further from reality following the election. It is sad that so many folks live in the right wing echo chamber. Sadly, so long as the media is not held accountable for continuing to give Republicans and right wing pundits a forum to spew such falsehoods, they will continue to so.

In sharp contrast, remember when Harry Reid simply suggested that Mitt Romney did not pay taxes? Rather than demand to see Romney's tax returns, the corporate media attacked Harry Reid, which just goes to show that the media applies a double standard to Democrats versus Republicans.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 12:07 AM

1. He's so full of shit it must be squirting out his ears.

Somebody needs to sell this guy a fucking clue, it's the only way he'd think it was genuine.

In a more enlightened age, he'd have been hauled in for some drugs and long conversations with nice men in white coats.

As it is, he and Newhouse both have a bright future in the Fantasyland wing of the Republican Party, a wing that seems to grow a bit larger every day.

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Thu Nov 22, 2012, 12:11 AM

2. sorry locking duplicate thread

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