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mondo joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-12-07 11:27 AM
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16. What else would it be? The winning candidate is the one with the most votes -
at least it's supposed to be. Isn't that by definition popularity?
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  -Al Gore's approval ratings are almost identical to Hillary Clinton's TwilightZone  Oct-12-07 10:37 AM   #0 
  - That's nice. And the money?  aquart   Oct-12-07 10:39 AM   #1 
  - Even if he couldn't raise the money (which he is widely assumed to be able to raise very quickly)  AlGore-08.com   Oct-12-07 10:46 AM   #7 
     - So you want him to run a vanity candidacy like Romney?  aquart   Oct-12-07 11:07 AM   #11 
        - Al Gore fought the election theft of 2000 longer than any candidate has ever fought a disputed  Uncle Joe   Oct-13-07 10:59 AM   #23 
  - Curious why we need to reinforce the idea that it's a popularity contest? nt  wtmusic   Oct-12-07 10:42 AM   #2 
  - Do you really believe that the presidency is *not* a popularity contest?  TwilightZone   Oct-12-07 10:43 AM   #4 
     - If it is, it's because you and I let it become one  wtmusic   Oct-12-07 10:48 AM   #8 
        - For many voters, you and I have little to do with it.  TwilightZone   Oct-12-07 11:05 AM   #10 
        - What else would it be? The winning candidate is the one with the most votes -  mondo joe   Oct-12-07 11:27 AM   #16 
           - Very true.  TwilightZone   Oct-12-07 11:32 AM   #18 
           - On the Gallup poll there are two different questions  wtmusic   Oct-12-07 11:37 AM   #19 
              - So you're supposed to vote for someone you have an unfavorable opinion of?  mondo joe   Oct-12-07 12:24 PM   #20 
                 - If you're a stupid voter  wtmusic   Oct-13-07 09:27 AM   #21 
                    - Baloney. Someone might be QUALIFIED but still be someone you have an UNFAVORABLE  mondo joe   Oct-13-07 10:41 AM   #22 
  - And this concerns you why?  saracat   Oct-12-07 10:43 AM   #3 
  - If you want him to run then sign the petition  alberg   Oct-12-07 10:45 AM   #5 
  - And he hasn't been working at it either  havocmom   Oct-12-07 10:45 AM   #6 
  - Better tell that to the Nobel committee.  TwilightZone   Oct-12-07 10:59 AM   #9 
     - You don't see the difference.  aquart   Oct-12-07 11:08 AM   #12 
     - Hmm, where did I say that I thought he'd run?  TwilightZone   Oct-12-07 11:17 AM   #13 
     - Not working at poll #s in the US presidential race.  havocmom   Oct-12-07 11:32 AM   #17 
  - Most well known politicians who have been in the rough and tumble of politics  book_worm   Oct-12-07 11:18 AM   #14 
     - Agreed.  TwilightZone   Oct-12-07 11:25 AM   #15 
 

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