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75. The voters are probably hoping for a Kim Kardasian run for Prez.
That's basically about all the voters know about.
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  -Occupy Wall Street Favor Fading Freddie Stubbs  Nov-16-11 10:03 AM   #0 
  - there were 10,000 people at Spoul Hall last night  CountAllVotes   Nov-16-11 10:05 AM   #1 
  - But how are voters perceiving those crowds?  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 11:47 AM   #43 
  - The voters are probably hoping for a Kim Kardasian run for Prez.  lebkuchen   Nov-16-11 01:12 PM   #75 
  - Voters were persuaded to elect Obama in 2008, and Democratic Congresses in 2006 and 2008  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 01:38 PM   #82 
     - Given a billion bucks and an obedient media, voters could be persuaded to almost anything.  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 04:25 PM   #102 
        - Marketing strategies have become so sophisticated that the populace is...  Islandlife   Nov-28-11 11:57 AM   #137 
  - Don't crowds vote?  Canuckistanian   Nov-16-11 03:40 PM   #93 
  - Doh! Those thousands and thousands of people ARE voters.  Matariki   Nov-18-11 03:10 AM   #127 
  - looked up Sproul Hall on the internets, and you're right  wordpix   Nov-16-11 09:49 PM   #112 
  - Interesting. See also  emulatorloo   Nov-16-11 10:06 AM   #2 
  - Non-stop unfavorable treatment from the MSM will do that to a non-thinking public.  NRaleighLiberal   Nov-16-11 10:07 AM   #3 
  - We need to promote strong alternative sources of media to our friends and family.  stillwaiting   Nov-16-11 11:07 AM   #33 
  - Perhaps OWS should adopt less objectionable methods to garner public favor  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 11:55 AM   #45 
  - What is less objectionable than peaceful, democratic occupation?  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 12:06 PM   #49 
     - How about holding a protest, and then going home  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 01:08 PM   #73 
        - Holding protests and going home did nothing at all during the 2000s.  HughBeaumont   Nov-16-11 01:10 PM   #74 
        - The trick is that you have to keep coming back  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 01:35 PM   #80 
           - They became an effective force in politics because they were BACKED by corporate DOLLARS.  HughBeaumont   Nov-16-11 01:45 PM   #83 
           - How would the Occupy movement be more effective if they had busses?  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-17-11 07:41 AM   #119 
           - Oh, please. The Tea Party was planned since the 1980's by the Kochs and funded by them as well.  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 02:56 PM   #86 
        - Because it's an occupation, not a two hour protest like the Teabaggers.  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 02:54 PM   #85 
  - Amen  No Joe   Nov-16-11 12:01 PM   #48 
  - MSNBC is run by a Republican news organization that hired some  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 12:12 PM   #51 
  - Exactly  mvd   Nov-16-11 03:12 PM   #90 
  - One thing great about not watching cable tv, is never seeing tv "news."  krabigirl   Nov-17-11 10:41 AM   #123 
  - This is a good time to laugh back!  Newest Reality   Nov-16-11 10:08 AM   #4 
  - At least *THEY* won  LeighAnn   Nov-16-11 10:10 AM   #5 
  - Personally, I don't believe it. An attempt at misdirection perhaps? nt  NorthCarolina   Nov-16-11 10:12 AM   #6 
  - You know things have gone wrong...  Imajika   Nov-16-11 10:16 AM   #7 
  - It's a ludicrous comparison to begin with.  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 12:52 PM   #63 
  - The media confuses the method with the goal  bhikkhu   Nov-16-11 10:18 AM   #8 
  - As well as Faux Noise spewing out shit like countless rapes and a murder ...  Ship of Fools   Nov-16-11 10:24 AM   #13 
  - Go back to sleep, America...your government is in control. n/t  deutsey   Nov-16-11 10:22 AM   #9 
  - Only 33 percent are supportive of the goals because the goals are being perceived as  MADem   Nov-16-11 10:22 AM   #10 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-16-11 10:34 AM   #15 
  - There are already enough third parties, IMO.  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 12:54 PM   #66 
     - my mistake, I meant a second party /nt  concord   Nov-16-11 02:09 PM   #84 
        - Snap!  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 02:59 PM   #87 
  - I happen to agree with you with the added element of...  BadtotheboneBob   Nov-16-11 10:43 AM   #18 
  - I agree that leadership and media relations specialists are key.  MADem   Nov-16-11 10:57 AM   #23 
  - Media and government are trying to tar the movement with the anarchist label, but it's a lie.  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 03:01 PM   #88 
  - Maybe so, maybe so...  BadtotheboneBob   Nov-16-11 03:52 PM   #94 
     - It has a clear, coherent message: America's plutonomy/kleptocracy is grossly unfair.  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 04:16 PM   #97 
  - Wha? The occupiers have been there 24/7. The media chose to ignore them the first couple  No Elephants   Nov-17-11 02:38 AM   #116 
  - +1. Your ideas are excellent IMO. I hope that people from OWS read this. n/t  totodeinhere   Nov-16-11 11:05 AM   #31 
  - I am sometimes a bit reluctant to pop my head up on this issue.  MADem   Nov-16-11 11:24 AM   #37 
  - The right wing is scared of Elizabeth Warren. You can be sure that they will throw everything  totodeinhere   Nov-16-11 12:44 PM   #58 
  - It's already turned into Battle of the SuperPACS.  MADem   Nov-16-11 01:00 PM   #69 
  - Reluctance? You hide it so well. I see you on so many "occupy" threads.  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 12:57 PM   #68 
     - Ah, a little travelling music for you!  MADem   Nov-16-11 01:04 PM   #71 
        - LOL. All I did was comment on your alleged reluctance to post on OWS  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 03:07 PM   #89 
           - And all I did was note that you constantly follow me around reminding me that  MADem   Nov-17-11 11:34 PM   #124 
  - Strikes me OWS has done amazingly well so far by NOT heeding outside advice.  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 01:02 PM   #70 
  - Spot on.  randome   Nov-16-11 11:18 AM   #35 
  - Spot on.  randome   Nov-16-11 11:18 AM   #36 
  - I just read an article.  PETRUS   Nov-16-11 11:58 AM   #47 
  - Very interesting article-- "Movements wither when they don't evolve" indeed.  MADem   Nov-16-11 12:38 PM   #57 
  - Anyone can define a political movement any way they wish. Especially if writing is his or her day  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 03:14 PM   #91 
     - Is that comment directed at me?  PETRUS   Nov-16-11 04:32 PM   #103 
        - Yes, my post was a reply to your post, though, obviously, anyone else who reads the thread  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 09:34 PM   #109 
  - Actually  MadrasT   Nov-28-11 11:08 AM   #133 
  - Something to consider...  Bragi   Nov-28-11 12:41 PM   #138 
  - I stopped trusting polls  davidthegnome   Nov-16-11 10:22 AM   #11 
  - Polling is actually pretty accurate...  Imajika   Nov-16-11 10:33 AM   #14 
  - It depends upon the poll and how the results are reported. Also, polls are as much a way of  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 03:16 PM   #92 
  - They didn't sample OWS participants  julian09   Nov-16-11 11:55 AM   #44 
  - Imagine the effect on the world had OWS had the same favorable media spotlights that  zbdent   Nov-16-11 10:24 AM   #12 
  - That wasn't possible because OWS doesn't De Facto support corporate supremacy.  Uncle Joe   Nov-16-11 10:46 AM   #19 
  - I don't know a single soul who thinks the tea party is "favorable."  MADem   Nov-16-11 10:48 AM   #20 
     - IOW, you disagree with the OP insofar as it says that the Tea Party polls favorably, but agree with  No Elephants   Nov-17-11 02:44 AM   #117 
        - No.  MADem   Nov-18-11 02:38 AM   #126 
  - fortunately, OWS isn't running for office..  frylock   Nov-16-11 10:38 AM   #16 
  - Summary the status quo doesn't like #OWS.  EFerrari   Nov-16-11 11:00 AM   #25 
  - I admire your ability to put so much into one or two lines. Respect!  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 04:23 PM   #100 
  - Elizabeth Warren is--and Karl Rove is beating her over the head with "OWS."  MADem   Nov-16-11 11:00 AM   #26 
     - yes, they should just donate money to candidates and vote..  frylock   Nov-16-11 11:29 AM   #39 
        - Way to NOT READ what I wrote. Pat yourself on the back, now!  MADem   Nov-16-11 11:55 AM   #46 
           - If EW loses this election because of continued "Let's fight with the police" OWS coverage  frylock   Nov-16-11 12:13 PM   #52 
              - You didn't watch the video, OBVIOUSLY.  MADem   Nov-16-11 12:18 PM   #53 
                 - I get to see that fucking thing ten to twenty times a day on TV  golddigger   Nov-16-11 12:22 PM   #54 
                 - You too?  MADem   Nov-16-11 12:31 PM   #55 
                 - it's encumbant upon warren to distance herself from that message..  frylock   Nov-16-11 12:33 PM   #56 
                    - She's trying--and I do not want OWS to "go away."  MADem   Nov-16-11 12:47 PM   #59 
                       - so provide some suggestions for this EVOLUTION  frylock   Nov-16-11 12:52 PM   #64 
                       - You double posted and I replied below. nt  MADem   Nov-16-11 01:06 PM   #72 
                       - so provide some suggestions for this EVOLUTION  frylock   Nov-16-11 12:52 PM   #65 
                          - I did. Look upthread. Edit to provide the link to the post, to make it easy for you.  MADem   Nov-16-11 12:56 PM   #67 
  - Focus on income inequality. Don't turn the focus to cops or the mayors or right to camp out or  Pirate Smile   Nov-16-11 10:41 AM   #17 
  - +1. nt  MADem   Nov-16-11 11:02 AM   #28 
  - rat wing radio will keep kicking internet ass as long as it is ignored  certainot   Nov-16-11 10:51 AM   #21 
  - Totally Agree. NT  Cowpunk   Nov-16-11 03:57 PM   #95 
  - White House propaganda poll.  golddigger   Nov-16-11 10:54 AM   #22 
  - No kidding. This isn't a news piece and shouldn't be in LBN.  EFerrari   Nov-16-11 11:01 AM   #27 
  - It's a "flavor"?  AlbertCat   Nov-16-11 10:58 AM   #24 
  - Independents decide elections in MASSACHUSETTS.  MADem   Nov-16-11 11:04 AM   #30 
  - I think I'm going to declare a moratorium on looking at any polls between now and the election.  totodeinhere   Nov-16-11 11:04 AM   #29 
  - But Democrat candidates will be keeping and eye on polls  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-16-11 11:07 AM   #32 
     - Sure, and so will the GOP candidates. I wasn't faulting you for posting this and I expect  totodeinhere   Nov-16-11 11:12 AM   #34 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-16-11 01:32 PM   #79 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-16-11 01:36 PM   #81 
  - This is move about actions, not camping  SpartanDem   Nov-16-11 11:27 AM   #38 
  - Parks are public property. Bank lobbies and foreclosed homes are not.  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 04:43 PM   #104 
     - Zucotti Park is a public park owned privately. Don't know how that happened  wordpix   Nov-16-11 09:55 PM   #113 
        - It's a program to expand public space with private land investments.  boppers   Nov-16-11 11:31 PM   #115 
        - It;'s a privately owned park, but for the use of the public.  No Elephants   Nov-17-11 02:55 AM   #118 
  - Revolutions are not about poll numbers.  Dover   Nov-16-11 11:34 AM   #40 
  - Unrec for pushing propaganda  lunatica   Nov-16-11 11:37 AM   #41 
  - Public Policy Polling...  Javaman   Nov-16-11 11:37 AM   #42 
  - No poll is accurate all the time. But plenty of people at DU gleefully post other polls  totodeinhere   Nov-16-11 12:49 PM   #61 
  - the proprietor, Dean Debnam, is a Dem  wordpix   Nov-16-11 09:56 PM   #114 
  - Well I guess they should just shut up and pack their shit and go home.  golddigger   Nov-16-11 12:07 PM   #50 
  - Why don't you try looking at the video of the commercial, and then tell us it's a love note? nt  MADem   Nov-16-11 12:49 PM   #60 
     - OMG, Republicans made an unflattering commercial about Warren. Disband the movement.  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 04:45 PM   #105 
        - -1. Contextual dishonesty on your part. nt  MADem   Nov-18-11 02:36 AM   #125 
  - Question: Am I in or out of the Matrix???  laureloak   Nov-16-11 12:50 PM   #62 
  - Wouldn't surprise me if true.  moondust   Nov-16-11 01:28 PM   #76 
  - Poll could be biased due to obvious possible ulterior propaganda motives.  Zorra   Nov-16-11 01:31 PM   #77 
  - This is ok...and it goes with what I've been hoping for...and that is that the movement will evolve.  SoapBox   Nov-16-11 01:32 PM   #78 
  - Bullshit propaganda!  santamargarita   Nov-16-11 04:12 PM   #96 
  - Damn straight it is!  golddigger   Nov-16-11 04:21 PM   #99 
  - seeking REAL political change is about changing the range of discussion. not following the fickle  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-16-11 04:19 PM   #98 
  - Scott Olsen  unionworks   Nov-16-11 04:24 PM   #101 
  - To the occupiers: THANK YOU.  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 04:48 PM   #106 
  - Meanwhile, elsewhere on DU, "NY Voters Back Protestors."  No Elephants   Nov-16-11 04:52 PM   #107 
  - Unrec for continuous onslaught of anti OWS propaganda  Kingofalldems   Nov-16-11 08:03 PM   #108 
  - Thank you for kicking the post to the top  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-17-11 10:40 AM   #122 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-16-11 09:42 PM   #110 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-16-11 09:48 PM   #111 
  - That comment is beautifully Herman Cainesque. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Nov-17-11 08:45 AM   #120 
     - LOL. Cain should be deleted from those deemed eligible to be POTUS, too.  No Elephants   Nov-18-11 04:42 AM   #129 
        - Fortunately it's no longer with us. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Nov-18-11 09:32 AM   #131 
  - I dont believe all.  and-justice-for-all   Nov-17-11 10:34 AM   #121 
  - Horseshit.  6000eliot   Nov-18-11 03:22 AM   #128 
  - Why are you spreading such garbage? nt  Modern_Matthew   Nov-18-11 04:52 AM   #130 
  - So...this is the latest attempt to stop OWS?  Desertrose   Nov-18-11 09:46 AM   #132 
  - In judging right and wrong I always consult the opinion polls first.  JackRiddler   Nov-28-11 11:14 AM   #134 
     - So do many politicians, including perhaps President Obama  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-28-11 11:21 AM   #135 
        - Lack of ironic sense and apologetics for right-wing policies seem to go together.  JackRiddler   Nov-28-11 11:26 AM   #136 

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