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HoosierClarkie Donating Member (504 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-25-05 10:34 AM
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36. Local paper
says that we had tens of thousands and then says that they hope to have ten thousand. This is an example of how the media uses words to manipulate. :mad:
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  -WP: Smaller but Spirited Crowd Protests Antiwar March kskiska  Sep-24-05 11:23 PM   #0 
  - OMG, is that ever funny! "More than 200 say they represent majority"!!  Lindacooks   Sep-24-05 11:25 PM   #1 
  - Right 200 vs 600,000 who knows how many would have shown  Vincardog   Sep-24-05 11:36 PM   #3 
  - Let's extrapolate ...  ElectroPrincess   Sep-25-05 08:22 AM   #25 
  - that hit my funny bone, too! bwahahahahahahaha  genevat   Sep-24-05 11:41 PM   #6 
  - "Smaller"...Like 500 to 1000 times smaller.  No DUplicitous DUpe   Sep-24-05 11:35 PM   #2 
  - Alternatively, 200 < < 100,000 n/t  daleo   Sep-24-05 11:37 PM   #5 
  - Sheehans is estimated at 10000  zoeb   Sep-24-05 11:37 PM   #4 
  - The Freepers be representin'...  Scurrilous   Sep-24-05 11:43 PM   #7 
  - Sounds like "fuzzy math," as their fearless leader says.  gauguin57   Sep-24-05 11:55 PM   #8 
  - We are the majority  Child_Of_Isis   Sep-24-05 11:57 PM   #9 
  - WHAT! NO PICTURES! Dammit, We Need Pictures!  Up2Late   Sep-25-05 12:02 AM   #10 
  - "It really irks me when I hear people describe us as pro-war,"  merwin   Sep-25-05 12:30 AM   #11 
  - I've never seen bush so happy as when he proclaimed  Gregorian   Sep-25-05 12:38 AM   #13 
  - Exactly. They're lemmings. That's ALL they are. Blindly following  merwin   Sep-25-05 12:39 AM   #15 
  - I just feel bad (and frankly, STUNNED, to read about that woman  calimary   Sep-25-05 09:00 AM   #30 
     - Her idea fits in nicely....  Bigmack   Sep-25-05 10:13 AM   #34 
     - Me neither. Never.  Oregonian   Sep-25-05 10:37 AM   #37 
     - If she loses one or all three  sando   Sep-25-05 11:03 AM   #39 
  - No real "war president' would ever call himself such  brentspeak   Sep-25-05 02:49 AM   #21 
     - Or Washington  wellstone_democrat   Sep-25-05 09:06 AM   #31 
  - The fact that they are denying (albeit, pathetically) that they are...  woldnewton   Sep-25-05 02:43 AM   #19 
  - These people are way too progressive.  Gregorian   Sep-25-05 12:35 AM   #12 
  - That article sucks  buff2   Sep-25-05 12:38 AM   #14 
  - If you watched the media, they say it was equal....  EndElectoral   Sep-25-05 12:40 AM   #16 
  - Do Bush supporters sound like Daleks to anyone else?  jobycom   Sep-25-05 12:52 AM   #17 
  - What a bullshit article. That crowd was frat boys looking to  The_Casual_Observer   Sep-25-05 01:20 AM   #18 
  - Half of the pro-war demonstrators are most likely paid  brentspeak   Sep-25-05 02:45 AM   #20 
  - LOL...  ngGale   Sep-25-05 03:10 AM   #22 
  - DONT BUY THIS BULLSHIT  BayCityProgressive   Sep-25-05 08:06 AM   #23 
     - LOL - So true!  ElectroPrincess   Sep-25-05 08:35 AM   #27 
  - Pravda on the Potomac  depakid   Sep-25-05 08:15 AM   #24 
  - Yea but the real people they are getting on about are not there  nolabels   Sep-25-05 08:32 AM   #26 
  - They don't want to be associated with "The Stench".  tinfoilinfor2005   Sep-25-05 08:49 AM   #28 
  - "smaller" ? No shit. That faith-based math is something else.  Vickers   Sep-25-05 08:51 AM   #29 
  - Like turning water into wine or in their case whine? It's like when Jesus  genieroze   Sep-25-05 10:41 AM   #38 
  - U.S.Navy Memorial  oneighty   Sep-25-05 09:15 AM   #32 
  - 200?  kitkatrose   Sep-25-05 09:52 AM   #33 
  - More Than 200 Say They Represent Majority?  genieroze   Sep-25-05 10:33 AM   #35 
  - Local paper  HoosierClarkie   Sep-25-05 10:34 AM   #36 
  - And once again they resort to name-calling.  Straight Shooter   Sep-25-05 11:06 AM   #40 
  - Right on. Protest Warriors came out to our protest of Halliburton  Vincardog   Sep-25-05 01:36 PM   #41 
  - Let us grant them that their crowd was  jmatthan   Sep-25-05 02:38 PM   #42 
 

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