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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-09-08 10:23 AM
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15. Nobody on DU argues that others SHOULD vote for McCain ... it's about whether they WILL.
Each time this it's noted that Michigan, for WHATEVER reason, seems to be too inclined to vote for McCain (or Barr or Nader but not Obama) the 'argument' that it's not reasonable or rational has NOTHING to do with whether folks WILL vote that way.

We saw it in 2004. Despite a FUBAR of a first term, people got it in their minds that "Kerry would be worse." Now, we can disagree all we want about the REASON but the FACT remains that enough people vote GOP that it's insane.
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  -Time Magazine: The New Battlegrounds Oakland County, Mich. SharonRB  Aug-03-08 08:21 PM   #0 
  - And they get no left-wing radio there. /nt  Festivito   Aug-04-08 06:38 AM   #1 
  - Sure we do  SharonRB   Aug-04-08 08:48 AM   #2 
     - We do? On regular AM/FM?  TahitiNut   Aug-04-08 10:13 AM   #3 
        - WDTW 1310 am  SharonRB   Aug-04-08 10:34 AM   #5 
           - Gotcha. Tried it today. Very poor reception in my LeBaron pervertible.  TahitiNut   Aug-05-08 03:03 AM   #9 
  - I think the Democrats have a bigger challenge here than they think.  TahitiNut   Aug-04-08 10:19 AM   #4 
  - Oh, I think we all know we have a challenge  SharonRB   Aug-04-08 10:35 AM   #6 
  - I hope so. I see far too much overconfidence here on DU.  TahitiNut   Aug-04-08 10:57 AM   #7 
  - I agree with you, TahitiNut.  susanna   Aug-04-08 10:29 PM   #8 
  - What has he done?  Fire1   Sep-06-08 08:07 PM   #25 
  - Tahiti, don't you live in Royal Oak?  Royal Oak Rog   Aug-06-08 05:03 PM   #10 
     - Yup. I'm in north R.O. ... 13 1/2 and Crooks (aka the "Vinsetta" neighborhood)  TahitiNut   Aug-07-08 10:00 AM   #12 
        - I live in the Levin part of Warren, so I know what you mean.  noonwitch   Aug-22-08 01:58 PM   #19 
  - Other than the die hards on either side of the aisle, any vote in Mi. is up for grabs.  MichiganVote   Aug-07-08 07:41 AM   #11 
  - Really?  Royal Oak Rog   Aug-08-08 02:47 PM   #14 
     - Nobody on DU argues that others SHOULD vote for McCain ... it's about whether they WILL.  TahitiNut   Aug-09-08 10:23 AM   #15 
        - I disagree  Royal Oak Rog   Aug-09-08 11:38 AM   #17 
  - After Tuesday, I am feeling a bit optimistic about OC.  maddogesq   Aug-07-08 04:54 PM   #13 
  - That poll where Granholm and Bush split blame for the economy should be a warning...  tokenlib   Aug-09-08 10:53 AM   #16 
  - Luckily, they were scapegoating her even before her re-election....  PassingFair   Aug-23-08 09:38 PM   #21 
  - Fortunately For Us  dzhuang   Aug-10-08 11:20 AM   #18 
  - Hey! They told US that MACOMB COUNTY was the "battleground"!!1!  PassingFair   Aug-23-08 09:34 PM   #20 
  - Get those Hummers in working order then. :)  MichiganVote   Aug-24-08 01:53 PM   #22 
  - I Think Oakland County has Been Getting More Liberal for Some Years Now  Hidden Stillness   Aug-29-08 01:58 PM   #23 
     - I need a Obama/Biden campaign lawn sign!  Fire1   Sep-06-08 07:49 PM   #24 
        - I don't think there's an office on NW Highway.  SharonRB   Sep-06-08 09:06 PM   #26 
 

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