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OnTheOtherHand Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-11-07 07:00 PM
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87. you sure are predictable, TIA
When the going gets tough, just whip up a table, rattle off a list of old friends, maybe chuck in some unsupported claims about other arguments you think you've won, and whistle past the graveyard of your "clincher." It's toast. But don't worry, no one can ever force you to admit it.

"No false recall, just faulty logic." And the fault in the logic is... what? Why do you so often skip past the part where you actually have to present an argument?

"What is your base case? Oh, I forgot. Returning Gore voters mistated who they voted for 5 MINUTES AFTER VOTING." Nope, once again, you made that up. Again, the Hobson's choice: are you lying badly, or are you being really obtuse? Going for three now:
Here is a sentence-and-a-half snippet that conceivably might reveal even to you how far off you are. "...it's irrelevant whether Gore 2000 voters forgot or lied to the exit pollsters when they said they voted for Bush. What is relevant is who they said they voted for in 2004 - and 91% said it was Kerry." Dead wrong. If we don't know who the Gore 2000 voters actually were, then we don't know who they said they voted for in 2004. We only know that for the people who said they voted for Gore. So of course it's relevant whether Gore 2000 voters reported that vote correctly. Again, see also post #52.

Note that this problem doesn't hinge on anyone misstating who they voted for 5 minutes after voting. Some of them are misstating who they voted for four years earlier. Doh. If there is actually some part of this too complicated for you to understand, would you have the humility and decency to ask a question (or hold your peace), instead of making up crap about my position? Probably not.

At this rate, you have no chance of kicking my butt. But if thinking so helps you to recover, I guess some good is being accomplished through this nonsense you insist on spewing. When one gets right down to it, your best argument is that you can list eleven people who (maybe) agree with you. Oh-kay, then. I'll be getting back to the Holt bill now.
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