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Pyrzqxgl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-18-07 07:14 PM
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18. Yeah, most voters don't think a hell of a lot about who they vote for
I know in my family I have always been the political one and people asked me who to vote for. I once had an aunt
who voted for Nixon because he had a nose like Bob Hope and Bob Hope had a TV show (make sense of that). This same
aunt wouldn't vote for Stevenson because he was bald (she voted for Kennedy because he had a nice head of hair).
I've talked to so many people who gave me stupid reasons for why they voted the way they did. I'm sure people are
already objecting to Obama for the very reasons you've stated. Never underestimate the stupidity of a good part
(often the majority) of the American electorate.
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  -57% said they think Obama's middle name quinnox  Mar-18-07 06:52 PM   #0 
  - No, it's unfortunate that the majority of Americans as dumb as a pound of rocks  WindRavenX   Mar-18-07 06:53 PM   #1 
  - Hear Hear !!!  Solo_in_MD   Mar-18-07 07:08 PM   #14 
  - Both can be true.  MGKrebs   Mar-18-07 07:12 PM   #16 
  - no offense  WindRavenX   Mar-18-07 07:18 PM   #21 
  - Yeah, most voters don't think a hell of a lot about who they vote for  Pyrzqxgl   Mar-18-07 07:14 PM   #18 
  - Exactly! nt  JerseygirlCT   Mar-18-07 07:54 PM   #27 
  - Absolutely, dumb as a pile of rocks for sure. nt  bklyncowgirl   Mar-18-07 09:18 PM   #36 
  - You got any links for this silliness? NT  NYCGirl   Mar-18-07 06:53 PM   #2 
  - couldn't find one yet  quinnox   Mar-18-07 06:57 PM   #4 
  - 57% of who? What poll is this?  eleny   Mar-18-07 06:57 PM   #3 
  - Here  djohnson   Mar-18-07 07:01 PM   #10 
     - Thanks!  eleny   Mar-18-07 07:28 PM   #23 
  - Question: how many people did not know his second name before the poll was taken?  Mass   Mar-18-07 06:57 PM   #5 
  - I agree  loyalsister   Mar-18-07 09:36 PM   #37 
  - The best news on his name: it is not "George W. Bush"  Olney Blue   Mar-18-07 06:57 PM   #6 
  - It's a shame that Americans appear to only  ayeshahaqqiqa   Mar-18-07 06:58 PM   #7 
  - How stupid would somebody have to be to not vote for somebody based on the sound of his or her name?  Pushed To The Left   Mar-18-07 07:01 PM   #8 
  - Symbols are very important, and names are a form of symbols.  MGKrebs   Mar-18-07 07:16 PM   #20 
  - Evidence that the majority of thosed polled ar morons!  southerncrone   Mar-18-07 07:01 PM   #9 
  - And thanks for giving validity to yet another RW talking point.  Capn Sunshine   Mar-18-07 07:04 PM   #11 
  - don't shoot the messenger  quinnox   Mar-18-07 07:07 PM   #13 
     - POW  sandnsea   Mar-18-07 08:20 PM   #32 
  - Interesting, people were not asked if THEY were troubled by it, but if they  NYCGirl   Mar-18-07 07:05 PM   #12 
  - Excuses. Excuses.  JDPriestly   Mar-18-07 07:08 PM   #15 
  - It may mean that 2012 or 2016 are better for him ...  Alhena   Mar-18-07 07:13 PM   #17 
  - Obama  Ethelk2044   Mar-18-07 07:24 PM   #22 
  - There will always be an excuse, no matter when he runs  Katzenkavalier   Mar-18-07 07:39 PM   #24 
  - its a shame, but not surprising. Heck I've seen something similar here on DU  onenote   Mar-18-07 07:14 PM   #19 
  - What is wrong with Felix?  Katzenkavalier   Mar-18-07 07:47 PM   #26 
  - Oh that isn't the same thing at all  sandnsea   Mar-18-07 08:21 PM   #33 
  - Hussein is like "Smith" in the Arab world  zulchzulu   Mar-18-07 07:46 PM   #25 
  - Remember the way the GOP handled Condoleza Rice's  JerseygirlCT   Mar-18-07 07:56 PM   #28 
  - Any excuse would do for some people.  Grandrose   Mar-18-07 08:16 PM   #29 
  - .  Hav   Mar-18-07 08:18 PM   #30 
  - 98% of DUers think  sandnsea   Mar-18-07 08:19 PM   #31 
  - He'll have them eating out of his hand.  AtomicKitten   Mar-18-07 08:22 PM   #34 
  - Barack Saddam Hussein Osama!  AJH032   Mar-18-07 08:23 PM   #35 
  - It is shameful...but, really: we Americans are a pretty stupid lot  Evergreen Emerald   Mar-18-07 09:38 PM   #38 
  - Link?  Radical Activist   Mar-18-07 09:46 PM   #39 
  - He also has a brother and sister named  IChing   Mar-18-07 09:52 PM   #40 
  - If the name is a problem, then how is he a "potentially winning black candidate"? I'd argue  NDP   Mar-18-07 11:30 PM   #41 
 

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