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Tue Nov 4, 2014, 11:57 PM

"Record Low Level Of Interest In The Election" - Where's The Mandate? Yet, Watch Media...

Push the meme that this mid-term election with record low turnout fueled by Fox News mad right wingers somehow gives Republicans a broad mandate to pass their agenda. Of course, this is the same media that insisted that neither the 2008 nor the 2012 elections gave President Obama or Democrats any type of mandate.

Republicans won by either suppressing the vote while relying on a slim minority of folks who were driven insanely mad by Fox News who lived in a deluded world where they could reverse the 2012 election by voting Republican. The corporate media pandered to this to satisfy their advertisers by focusing on disapproval of the "unpopular" President whlle ignoring voter discontent with Republicans and Congress.

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/elections/republicans-rule-house-senate-first-time-eight-years-n241126

Pre-election polls showed a record low level of interest in the election, and those who did show up were not happy. Exit polls showed that 54 percent of voters disapprove of Obama’s performance, and 79 percent gave the thumbs down to Congress.

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maced666 Nov 2014 #1
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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Tue Nov 4, 2014, 11:59 PM

1. Low interest but turnout was stout.

 

For a mid-term.

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Response to maced666 (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 5, 2014, 12:00 AM

2. Really? Record Low Turnout Is Not Stout

Stout should be a turnout that is "average" at least or better than average.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Wed Nov 5, 2014, 12:02 AM

3. But but but, we were told record turnout was expected through our awesome GOTV efforts! <sarcasm>

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