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71. He is winning the popular vote at present
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  -Obama not winning popular vote, so why does he claim he is? MagsDem  Mar-10-08 04:03 PM   #0 
  - He is winning the popular vote with Florida included  TAWS   Mar-10-08 04:04 PM   #1 
  - He took his name off the ballot in MI  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:05 PM   #6 
  - Why does the rasmussen poll show him tied with Clinton in Michigan and him winning it in the GE?  TAWS   Mar-10-08 04:07 PM   #8 
  - they still voted for her BECAUSE SHE KEPT HER NAME ON THE BALLOT  dmsRoar   Mar-10-08 04:07 PM   #9 
  - I guess if you are a dem and the only dem on the ballot is hillary I  movonne   Mar-10-08 04:09 PM   #14 
  - Hillary only got 50% of MI votes--and she was the only name on the ballot!  marshall   Mar-10-08 08:08 PM   #108 
  - The 40% who voted "none of the above" in Michigan should count for Obama then....  scheming daemons   Mar-10-08 04:07 PM   #11 
  - Obama Told Them To Vote For Undecided. So She Wasn't Running Unopposed.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-10-08 04:10 PM   #20 
  - Bingo... so you have to give the 40% "Undecided" votes to him.....  scheming daemons   Mar-10-08 04:12 PM   #26 
  - Why do you have to? HE took his name OFF the ballot  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:15 PM   #34 
  - No. It was not his decision.  earthside   Mar-10-08 04:26 PM   #49 
     - Sorry, but that is simply untrue  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:33 PM   #56 
     - If everyone knew that MI would not count, (even Hillary expressed verbal acknowledgement of it)  PseudoIntellect   Mar-10-08 08:07 PM   #107 
        - I say "NO" to the re-vote. They are not disenfranchised.  bilgewaterbill   Mar-11-08 12:05 AM   #120 
           - So they shouldn't count at all?  PseudoIntellect   Mar-11-08 01:27 AM   #128 
              - They should not count any differently now than they were going to  bilgewaterbill   Mar-11-08 05:54 AM   #133 
     - and some including Dodd and DK decided to keep their names ON  rodeodance   Mar-10-08 07:15 PM   #86 
        - Kucinich's name was only left on due to paperwork issues.  last_texas_dem   Mar-11-08 01:28 AM   #129 
  - Personally? I Don't Mind That. A Few Of Those % Were Probably Not His, But Overall I'd Agree.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-10-08 04:26 PM   #50 
  - It needs to be divided with Edwards and whoever else was still in then.  anamandujano   Mar-11-08 01:23 AM   #126 
  - John Conyers said that.  ingin   Mar-10-08 05:03 PM   #77 
  - You are wrong  cali   Mar-10-08 07:21 PM   #92 
  - Actually, John Conyers and his wife ran a campaign to get Uncommitted voters  wlucinda   Mar-10-08 04:16 PM   #37 
  - Yea, but did EVERY OTHER candidate except Hillary...  ALiberalSailor   Mar-10-08 05:00 PM   #75 
  - He took his OWN name off the ballot...not too bright.  DemVet   Mar-10-08 04:29 PM   #53 
  - Mkay...  snooper2   Mar-10-08 04:04 PM   #2 
  - I thought BO supporters said it would be over....  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:10 PM   #18 
     - It's been over for weeks.... you Hillbots and your candidate are just in denial...  scheming daemons   Mar-10-08 04:11 PM   #23 
     - I agree! NT  caledesi   Mar-10-08 04:30 PM   #55 
     - And HRC herself stated she would wrap this thing up on Super Tuesday  yourguide   Mar-10-08 04:18 PM   #41 
     - She was so sure that she would wrap it up on Super Tuesday that her campaign  madmunchie   Mar-10-08 07:02 PM   #83 
     - Like GW & Rummy failing to plan the occupation. Crappy management, pure & simple.  elehhhhna   Mar-10-08 07:21 PM   #91 
     - She was wrong and Obama and you all were wrong about ending the race  anamandujano   Mar-11-08 01:25 AM   #127 
     - Ack...  Abacus   Mar-10-08 04:19 PM   #42 
  - He's also not winning in delegates, so I don't know what he's talking about  sniffa   Mar-10-08 04:05 PM   #3 
  - People Don't Come to See Him Speak  otohara   Mar-10-08 04:18 PM   #38 
  - I know you hate Obama  GoPsUx   Mar-10-08 04:05 PM   #4 
  - Yes, he is. In Hillary's word's Michigan and Florida "don't count" (her words, not mine).  Bread and Circus   Mar-10-08 04:05 PM   #5 
  - According to he's winning the popular vote...  scheming daemons   Mar-10-08 04:06 PM   #7 
  - No, he isn't, even according to them  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:07 PM   #12 
     - If you (correctly) county the "none of the above" MI vote for Obama, he is.....  scheming daemons   Mar-10-08 04:09 PM   # 
     - HE took his name off the ballot in MI  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:14 PM   #31 
     - Except that 35-40% of that vote was for someone other than St. Obama...  jackson_dem   Mar-10-08 07:37 PM   #100 
     - Not exaclty - here is the link  bhikkhu   Mar-10-08 04:14 PM   #33 
     - HE took his name off the ballot  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:16 PM   #35 
        - Perhaps in Cuba that constitutes a valid election...  bhikkhu   Mar-10-08 04:48 PM   #67 
        - You know....  Hepburn   Mar-10-08 07:26 PM   #95 
     - That is only with FL and MI, he wasn't on the ballot in MI  harun   Mar-10-08 07:28 PM   #98 
  - GO BACK INTO YOUR CAGE!!! Damn I hate level 2 n/t  burythehatchet   Mar-10-08 04:07 PM   #10 
  - Me too.  bunnies   Mar-10-08 04:08 PM   #13 
  - This is like a descent into hell. My 200+ Ignored list was making DU bearable again  burythehatchet   Mar-10-08 04:11 PM   #21 
  - Its amazing isnt it?  bunnies   Mar-10-08 04:25 PM   #48 
     - We're sadistic  southern_dem   Mar-11-08 01:01 AM   #125 
  - That's hysterical! Thanks for the laugh!!  elixir   Mar-10-08 04:13 PM   #29 
     - :)  bunnies   Mar-10-08 04:20 PM   #44 
  - Is that what happened?  TheDoorbellRang   Mar-10-08 04:10 PM   #17 
     - You know what's sad, I put like 5 people on Ignore before I realized they were already  burythehatchet   Mar-10-08 04:12 PM   #27 
  - Even if you count MI and FL  pbca   Mar-10-08 04:09 PM   #15 
  - he is winning the popular vote.... please provide a link to your assertions  ORDagnabbit   Mar-10-08 04:09 PM   #16 
  - You proved my point, thank you  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:11 PM   #24 
  - Hillary said "Michigan doesn't count for anything".... and I agree with her. You should too.  scheming daemons   Mar-10-08 04:10 PM   #19 
  - She had enough respect for them to leave her name on the ballot  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:13 PM   #28 
     - Respect?? A lot of us in Michigan were insulted....  tokenlib   Mar-10-08 04:18 PM   #40 
  - I think what everyone is forgetting is that the primary doesn't have to be democratic...  nothingtoofear   Mar-10-08 04:11 PM   #22 
  - ummm- where are you getting your numbers? they seem to be wrong.  QuestionAll   Mar-10-08 04:12 PM   #25 
  - Let's try a credible source  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:21 PM   #45 
     - Ha!  Nederland   Mar-10-08 04:37 PM   #59 
     - You forgot *  kokono   Mar-10-08 04:38 PM   #61 
     - you seem to have a BIG FAT ASSterisk missing from your totals...  QuestionAll   Mar-10-08 04:57 PM   #72 
        - Whatever exceptions we can get so Hillary can seem to be ahead must be the only thing that's right.  PseudoIntellect   Mar-10-08 08:16 PM   #113 
  - Obama is the front runner. EOM  Genevieve   Mar-10-08 04:14 PM   #30 
  - The frontrunner that less people prefer...  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:22 PM   #46 
     - Wrong --  Genevieve   Mar-10-08 04:35 PM   #58 
        - Sorry, you don't get to pretend people in MI and FL didn't vote  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:38 PM   #62 
           - He would still lead, don't redefine reality ... nt  Genevieve   Mar-10-08 04:41 PM   #65 
  - FL and MI held invalid elections. They don't count, simple as that.  JackORoses   Mar-10-08 04:14 PM   #32 
  - The facts remain more people have voted for her than him  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:19 PM   #43 
  - How is actually counting voters "manipulating" anything?  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:27 PM   #51 
  - Florida and especially Michigan does not count  gravity   Mar-10-08 04:16 PM   #36 
  - I don't have to "rationalize" anything...  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:18 PM   #39 
  - More people voted FOR Hillary  gravity   Mar-10-08 04:23 PM   #47 
     - MI and FL were actual elections  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:34 PM   #57 
        - Actually down here Florida was referred to as a "Beauty Contest"  bagimin   Mar-10-08 11:49 PM   #115 
  - Obama still leads in the popular vote even if you count Florida.  Window   Mar-10-08 05:17 PM   #80 
  - For OBamafolk who constantly whin about -that state "doesn't count"-you have NO argument!  rodeodance   Mar-10-08 07:17 PM   #88 
  - Randi R ... Ed Shultz..Steph M...  indimuse   Mar-10-08 04:29 PM   #52 
  - Keith Olbermann, Thom Hartmann,  walldude   Mar-11-08 12:01 AM   #119 
  - So even if you count the unfair MI primary where Obama wasn't on the ballot,  ContinentalOp   Mar-10-08 04:29 PM   #54 
  - Nothing unfair about it  MagsDem   Mar-10-08 04:37 PM   #60 
     - No, 'what's pathetic' is that you continue to argue  americanstranger   Mar-10-08 04:55 PM   #69 
     - You are right again MagsDem!!  CampDem   Mar-10-08 04:56 PM   #70 
  - Because He IS and you are a LIAR  quakerboy   Mar-10-08 04:39 PM   #63 
  - She won uncontested primaries. By that logic Sadaam is the most popular prez in world history w/ 99%  theaudacity   Mar-10-08 04:40 PM   #64 
  - Only with Orwellian arithmetic is Obama behind HRC in popular votes  ProgressiveEconomist   Mar-10-08 04:45 PM   #66 
  - Post your factual numbers to back up your claim, or STFU.  Window   Mar-10-08 04:50 PM   #68 
  - He is winning the popular vote at present  dmordue   Mar-10-08 04:56 PM   #71 
  - Don't confuse them with facts...  OzarkDem   Mar-10-08 04:58 PM   #73 
  - Mags...  Window   Mar-10-08 04:59 PM   #74 
  - Link? I want to put that in my file.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Mar-10-08 07:47 PM   #101 
  - You can spin and twist all you want... It will not change the facts.  demdog78   Mar-10-08 05:03 PM   #76 
  - Yawn  George_Bonanza   Mar-10-08 05:03 PM   #78 
  - What About the Independents  CindyKay   Mar-10-08 05:06 PM   #79 
  - since when is a closed primary unfair?  Omega3   Mar-10-08 07:25 PM   #93 
  - You are quite simply wrong on the facts even including MI and FL AS IS.. HERE ARE THE FACTS.  Perky   Mar-10-08 06:55 PM   #81 
  - He is no matter how you count it.. why are you claiming he isn't  Johnny__Motown   Mar-10-08 06:56 PM   #82 
  - Simple. Obama will LIE, CHEAT AND STEAL to get the nomination.  CyberPieHole   Mar-10-08 07:04 PM   #84 
  - God you are obnoxious.  against all enemies   Mar-10-08 07:17 PM   #89 
  - bwahahahah.a. And YOU  cali   Mar-10-08 07:26 PM   #96 
  - What kind of anti Democrat logic is this?  dcindian   Mar-10-08 07:06 PM   #85 
  - Only a POS would count the MI votes, are you counting them?  against all enemies   Mar-10-08 07:16 PM   #87 
  - the PA governor tried to do the same thing on MTP  Mystery2Me   Mar-10-08 07:26 PM   #97 
  - flailing wildly now, we're returning to the "inevitability meme" at this late date?  Lerkfish   Mar-10-08 07:20 PM   #90 
  - poor, pitiful little magsdem  cali   Mar-10-08 07:25 PM   #94 
  - baracka obama spin is nothing new.  flordehinojos   Mar-10-08 07:35 PM   #99 
  - .  Hav   Mar-10-08 08:05 PM   #106 
  - After tomorrow even the lie of MI won't matter  SoonerPride   Mar-10-08 07:50 PM   #102 
  - Hillary's behind by all accounts so why does she offer the VP slot to the frontrunner?  kwenu   Mar-10-08 07:54 PM   #103 
  - Someone needs to push your off button  NeedleCast   Mar-10-08 07:55 PM   #104 
  - Numbers - the math - supports HRC  bajamary   Mar-10-08 08:01 PM   #105 
  - Obama's caucus wins net him a few thousand votes.  PseudoIntellect   Mar-10-08 08:14 PM   #109 
  - No it doesn't  Upton   Mar-10-08 08:15 PM   #111 
  - Wrong...  Hav   Mar-10-08 08:15 PM   #112 
  - Look, over there...!!! Get that windmill....!!! n/t  krkaufman   Mar-10-08 08:14 PM   #110 
  - All things considered....  Drachasor   Mar-10-08 08:28 PM   #114 
  - Is this like opposite day or perhaps Bizarro World?  Turn CO Blue   Mar-10-08 11:54 PM   #116 
  - if you're going to count MI give most of the uncommitted to Bo.  annie1   Mar-10-08 11:55 PM   #117 
  - If you are going to include fucking MI at least give the "not Clinton" votes to Obama for fucks sake  NMMatt   Mar-10-08 11:55 PM   #118 
  - I am in Fl. I voted, knowing the only thing being counted was my  usnret88   Mar-11-08 12:08 AM   #121 
  - Smart people understand that Florida and Michigan are...  AX10   Mar-11-08 12:09 AM   #122 
  - ..Th popular vote is a canard  Gore1FL   Mar-11-08 12:54 AM   #123 
  - JESUS, not this shit again............. n/t  DearAbby   Mar-11-08 12:57 AM   #124 
  - Bump.  avrdream   Mar-11-08 03:13 AM   #130 
  - As of this moment in time NOTHING "counts" that came from FL & MI  SoCalDem   Mar-11-08 03:21 AM   #131 
  - Because he is  CreekDog   Mar-11-08 04:12 AM   #132 

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