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Demit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-04-07 12:07 PM
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6. They published a very confusing account, as I remember it, and cherry-picked data
There were a couple of theoretical 'recounts', done by the Miami Herald, that had different scenarios showing how Bush could have won & showing how Gore could have. It was hard to follow, and I even seem to remember their publishing it on September 11, 2001, so it got little attention.
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  -so an associate told me that the NYT confirmed the recount in Florida indicate bush won still_one  Nov-04-07 11:59 AM   #0 
  - BullShit..  zidzi   Nov-04-07 12:01 PM   #1 
  - Yup, I agree, I just want to provide some documentary evidence  still_one   Nov-04-07 12:08 PM   #8 
     - Yeah..sorry I was so  zidzi   Nov-04-07 12:17 PM   #19 
        - I felt the same way. Thanks /nt  still_one   Nov-04-07 12:33 PM   #35 
  - Nope. Just the opposite.  Lefty-Taylor   Nov-04-07 12:04 PM   #2 
  - do you have the link to the NYTimes story. I will subscribe to it just to justify he is full of it  still_one   Nov-04-07 12:09 PM   #12 
  - Did you ask your associate to provide proof of that ridiculous assertion?  annabanana   Nov-04-07 12:04 PM   #3 
  - No, but I know his answer would be for me to provide the proof /nt  still_one   Nov-04-07 12:10 PM   #14 
     - Call bullshit, then. He made the assertion. He needs to bring the proof.  Fridays Child   Nov-04-07 12:12 PM   #17 
        - Actually other posts in this thread have made my case for me, so I actually have substance  still_one   Nov-04-07 12:24 PM   #27 
  - Total BS. Google is your friend.  John Q. Citizen   Nov-04-07 12:04 PM   #4 
  - Try this site for starters;  JeffR   Nov-04-07 12:05 PM   #5 
  - That link has the NYT article in it, and they are talking out of both sides of their mouths  still_one   Nov-04-07 12:18 PM   #20 
     - nyt talking outta both sides of  zidzi   Nov-04-07 12:48 PM   # 
        - "Mock shock." I like that. Plan to steal it.  aquart   Nov-04-07 12:51 PM   #47 
           - Good! I  zidzi   Nov-04-07 12:59 PM   #50 
  - They published a very confusing account, as I remember it, and cherry-picked data  DemItAllAnyway   Nov-04-07 12:07 PM   #6 
  - A lot of ballots never made it to the SoS office to be counted. Of course  alfredo   Nov-04-07 12:09 PM   #10 
  - I watched it carefully at the time.  JDPriestly   Nov-04-07 12:13 PM   #18 
  - Wrong. Read this article.  Selatius   Nov-04-07 12:08 PM   #7 
  - Thanks, a previous link to the NYTimes article showed me that the NYTimes played it both ways  still_one   Nov-04-07 12:20 PM   #21 
  - google "gore won election"  niyad   Nov-04-07 12:08 PM   #9 
  - That first link is right on, thanks /nt  still_one   Nov-04-07 12:23 PM   #26 
  - They counted the votes by different measures  JDPriestly   Nov-04-07 12:09 PM   #11 
  - We need a "FACTS YOU MUST KNOW AS A PROGRESSIVE"  hlthe2b   Nov-04-07 12:10 PM   #13 
  - That is why DU is such a terrific place, but you have a a good point /nt  still_one   Nov-04-07 12:37 PM   #38 
     - Don't get me wrong.. I'm glad folks are asking...  hlthe2b   Nov-04-07 12:48 PM   #44 
  - 55,000 people were wrongly removed from the voter registration rolls  bluestateguy   Nov-04-07 12:11 PM   #15 
  - Only kinda sorta  MonkeyFunk   Nov-04-07 12:11 PM   #16 
  - Right...the consortium did a number of "recount scenarios"  deutsey   Nov-04-07 12:21 PM   #23 
     - Some links...but none that your friend will see as unbiased, though  deutsey   Nov-04-07 12:29 PM   #31 
        - Thanks. Found enough to challenge him with /nt  still_one   Nov-04-07 12:39 PM   #40 
  - As I recall the recap of the various "studies" that were done by newspapers,  patrice   Nov-04-07 12:21 PM   #22 
  - Outright theft of the election process by the BFEE  sce56   Nov-04-07 12:22 PM   #24 
  - Link here: The media reports of the recount of the whole state were spun by the media to  papau   Nov-04-07 12:22 PM   #25 
  - Excellent, thanks /nt  still_one   Nov-04-07 12:28 PM   #30 
  - he's referring to the "Consortium"  Enrique   Nov-04-07 12:24 PM   #28 
  - just saw that, thanks /nt  still_one   Nov-04-07 12:29 PM   #32 
  - Archives of Democrat.com  flashl   Nov-04-07 12:28 PM   # 
  - The associate who told you this was being honest. Others who say differently are not  NNN0LHI   Nov-04-07 12:28 PM   #29 
  - Only partially honest, because as your last sentence states if all the votes were taken  still_one   Nov-04-07 12:32 PM   #34 
  - Most people don't read beyond the headline  NNN0LHI   Nov-04-07 12:34 PM   #36 
     - I know, but that is what I needed /nt  still_one   Nov-04-07 12:42 PM   #43 
  - not quite true - see post 25 above n/t  papau   Nov-04-07 12:34 PM   #37 
  - Where would one begin? There was the "heavier" paper made  Skarbrowe   Nov-04-07 12:30 PM   #33 
  - And Gore still won all 4 variations of a statewide recount - see post 25 above n/t  papau   Nov-04-07 12:37 PM   #39 
  - Best reply is that without the PURGE it wouldn't have been close.  JanMichael   Nov-04-07 12:40 PM   #41 
  - That is a complete distortion of the actual truth  Gman   Nov-04-07 12:41 PM   #42 
  - Ask your associate for the source he is using or tell him to go Cheney himself  whistle   Nov-04-07 12:48 PM   #45 
  - And it is very much worth noting that...  Gman   Nov-04-07 12:51 PM   #46 
  - Imagine how big Gore would have won without Nader taking away votes!  B Calm   Nov-04-07 12:52 PM   #48 
  - Nader pulled many times the amount of votes that Bush won by  Gman   Nov-04-07 12:54 PM   #49 
  - "The 2000 election wasnt even close...Gore's true margin was close to 3 million, not the 540,000  tiptoe   Nov-04-07 02:38 PM   #51 
 

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