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saltpoint Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-22-08 08:56 AM
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20. That's vapor arithmetic. McCain's houses will hurt him over the course
of the next week or two way more than today's polling suggests.

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  -Well it looks like Housegate has flopped. McSame actually gained a point in the polls. Carrieyazel  Aug-22-08 08:49 AM   #0 
  - Baloney. Rasmussen is a constant flop. nt  babylonsister   Aug-22-08 08:50 AM   #1 
  - LOL - it hasn't even been a full day in the news cycle!  CatBO   Aug-22-08 08:54 AM   #16 
     - Exactly! It's too early to know, but it could be a 'game changing' McCain gaffe.  flpoljunkie   Aug-22-08 09:05 AM   #32 
        - Ah but Rethugs think it's a GOOD thing to have 10 houses!  CTyankee   Aug-22-08 11:23 AM   #63 
           - Those are the Rethugs who will always vote Rethug. House-gaffe will not play well with the undecide  yardwork   Aug-22-08 11:38 AM   #76 
  - You really panic far too easily.  Zynx   Aug-22-08 08:50 AM   #2 
  - Well, I literally don't believe it. nt  zanne   Aug-22-08 08:50 AM   #3 
  - Oh yes you can  lamprey   Aug-22-08 08:50 AM   #4 
  - housegate is still rolling out. . . n/t  annabanana   Aug-22-08 08:50 AM   #5 
  - A single point change in any poll is meaningless.  Radical Activist   Aug-22-08 08:50 AM   #6 
  - LOL, a little advice...  Spazito   Aug-22-08 08:51 AM   #7 
  - It's OVER! ABANDON SHIP!  bunkerbuster1   Aug-22-08 08:54 AM   #15 
     - We're DOOMED! The world is DOOMED1!!!  Spazito   Aug-22-08 09:08 AM   #38 
        - Isn't it spelled "DOMED"?  beac   Aug-22-08 09:12 AM   #42 
           - ROFL! Damn, I forgotted that! n/t  Spazito   Aug-22-08 09:20 AM   #43 
  - It just started. We won't know until next week whether the media give it legs. n/t  Orsino   Aug-22-08 08:52 AM   #8 
  - Wow. That is pretty pathetic of you. One point? It COULDN'T be random fluctuations! The SKY IS  GarbagemanLB   Aug-22-08 08:52 AM   #9 
  - What about "three day rolling average" don't you get?  IWantAnyDem   Aug-22-08 08:52 AM   #10 
  - Housegate is just getting started, polling won't pick it up for a few days  goodhue   Aug-22-08 08:53 AM   #11 
  - Jesus, The Housing Crisis wasn't going to plummet him in the polls  wienerdoggie   Aug-22-08 08:53 AM   #12 
  - $50/hr lettuce? What's that you say?  bunkerbuster1   Aug-22-08 08:55 AM   # 
     - If the Obama camp doesn't use it, they are guilty of total incompetence--  wienerdoggie   Aug-22-08 08:58 AM   #23 
        - Did you know that Fred Thompson got hitched to his trophy wife...  bunkerbuster1   Aug-22-08 10:32 AM   #44 
        - Oh yea, video of that would kill him, absolutely kill him.  DuaneBidoux   Aug-22-08 10:58 AM   #51 
  - polls, shmolls  NatBurner   Aug-22-08 08:54 AM   #13 
  - You have to understand that those tracking polls take time for the public opinion to formulate  book_worm   Aug-22-08 08:54 AM   #14 
  - Right.  H2O Man   Aug-22-08 08:55 AM   #17 
  - it ain't over yet, ye of little faith!!!!  grannie4peace   Aug-22-08 08:55 AM   #18 
  - Don't be a dope  BeyondGeography   Aug-22-08 08:55 AM   #19 
  - That's vapor arithmetic. McCain's houses will hurt him over the course  Old Crusoe   Aug-22-08 08:56 AM   #20 
  - It just appeared in my local paper this morning.  Lautremont   Aug-22-08 08:56 AM   #21 
  - Ignore those supposed polls, like the 2000 and 2004 election results  AuntPatsy   Aug-22-08 08:57 AM   #22 
  - polls LAG by 2-3 days from an event... nm  InNeedOfUserName   Aug-22-08 08:58 AM   #24 
  - Relax, spaghetti monster christ.  olkaz   Aug-22-08 09:01 AM   #25 
  - You Think?  Crisco   Aug-22-08 09:02 AM   #26 
  - Ras daily tracking polls are based on a three day rolling average  seasat   Aug-22-08 09:03 AM   #27 
  - what the hell are you talking about? [let it sink]  dmsRoar   Aug-22-08 09:03 AM   #28 
  - The story ble up mid day yesterday  Bleachers7   Aug-22-08 09:04 AM   #29 
  - There's great performance art--and there's everything less, which is always lousy.  blondeatlast   Aug-22-08 09:04 AM   #30 
  - It's too early for Housegate to have much impact, if it will help us much. It might help a little,  highplainsdem   Aug-22-08 09:04 AM   #31 
  - Oh for crying out loud. Educate yourself about the polls.  yardwork   Aug-22-08 09:05 AM   #33 
  - Um... the poll comes from BEFORE housegate..... settle down  scheming daemons   Aug-22-08 09:06 AM   #34 
  - Don't mind me if keep kicking the dead horse a little longer. n/t  Sentinel Chicken   Aug-22-08 09:06 AM   #35 
  - give it time to stew and bubble, my dear...  RedShoes   Aug-22-08 09:06 AM   #36 
  - Give it time.  No Surrender   Aug-22-08 09:07 AM   #37 
  - It only started hitting the news yesterday afternoon!  NYC Liberal   Aug-22-08 09:09 AM   #39 
  - congrats, this is the first downer thread I've seen today.  book_worm   Aug-22-08 09:09 AM   #40 
  - McCain handed us -- and the late-night comics -- the line of the year.  Old Crusoe   Aug-22-08 09:11 AM   #41 
  - So this poll was taken this morning and released this morning?  DinoBoy   Aug-22-08 10:34 AM   #45 
  - Yup... and McMansion's revealing answer only hit the airwaves yesterday.  redqueen   Aug-22-08 10:47 AM   #46 
     - Well that was my point: polls are always released a few days after they're taken  DinoBoy   Aug-22-08 11:00 AM   #54 
        - Yup ... I was agreeing with you.  redqueen   Aug-22-08 11:02 AM   #55 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-22-08 10:49 AM   #47 
  - She's not. Never has been. And has never pretended otherwise....  FrenchieCat   Aug-22-08 10:56 AM   #49 
  - No offense but with a thousand plus posts I doubt it.  DuaneBidoux   Aug-22-08 10:57 AM   #50 
     - I remember that day when Obama was gaining ground on McCain in gallup and..  thewiseguy   Aug-22-08 10:58 AM   #52 
     - That's a joke, right?  redqueen   Aug-22-08 11:02 AM   #57 
        - Just because you don't agree with someone doesn't mean they're a troll.  DuaneBidoux   Aug-22-08 11:27 AM   #68 
           - Fortunately that has nothing to do with what I said.  redqueen   Aug-22-08 11:39 AM   #77 
  - McMansiongate is the perfect lead-in to the conventions  GoesTo11   Aug-22-08 10:55 AM   #48 
  - Is this a joke?  DefenseLawyer   Aug-22-08 11:00 AM   #53 
  - The polls usually take a day to catch up  democrattotheend   Aug-22-08 11:02 AM   #56 
  - It hasn't even been 24 hours  leftynyc   Aug-22-08 11:06 AM   #58 
  - Did you know that John McCain can't remember how many houses he has?  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-22-08 11:07 AM   #59 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-22-08 11:08 AM   #60 
  - Obama did not buy his house for under market value  democrattotheend   Aug-22-08 11:13 AM   #61 
  - Gosh you're right. Anybody could forget how many houses they have. I do it all the time.  yardwork   Aug-22-08 11:21 AM   #62 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-22-08 11:27 AM   #70 
     - Thank you for your concern. Obama has one house and one home.  yardwork   Aug-22-08 11:35 AM   #71 
     - So you're defending McBush? Why are you HERE? nt  babylonsister   Aug-22-08 11:36 AM   #72 
        - That one has left the building. Eating a granite cookie. Called out for pizza.  yardwork   Aug-22-08 11:36 AM   #73 
           - Oops! Thanks! Must have taken a wrong turn. : ) nt  babylonsister   Aug-22-08 11:38 AM   #75 
              - Got lost searching for its employer's house.  yardwork   Aug-22-08 11:42 AM   #78 
  - Is this a cross post from Freeperville?  Jersey Devil   Aug-22-08 11:26 AM   #67 
  - I looked over your previous posts. You seem to be very fond of McCain.  Bonobo   Aug-22-08 11:24 AM   #64 
  - Indeed. nt  blondeatlast   Aug-22-08 11:25 AM   #66 
  - I'm going to say it as many times as it takes:  Erin Elizabeth   Aug-22-08 11:25 AM   #65 
  - And after scanning some of your previous posts:  Erin Elizabeth   Aug-22-08 11:27 AM   #69 
  - John "10 Homes" McCain. John "100 Years in Iraq" McCain. John "$100 million inheritance" McCain.  CJCRANE   Aug-22-08 11:36 AM   #74 
  - 1 day? Are you a doofus?  Teaser   Aug-22-08 11:43 AM   #79 

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