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Stevepol Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 09:05 AM
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25. I don't know why people quote the figures from elections any more
when the results are so suspect. I long ago gave up the idea that our elections system was run by folks who could be called sane and rational. I thought in 02 when the results of the GA election were so different from the pre-election polls and this was the first election where the results were counted totally in cyberspace, no paper at all, that some reporter somewhere would investigate immediately and get to the truth, whatever that might be, at least turn over a few rocks.

It was a pipe dream.

The people who have been charged with the responsibility of monitoring and keeping the leaders honest, sometimes called the MSM, don't really give a damn. I can't help thinking that in the past this would not have happened or would not still be happening.
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