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Response to MoonRiver (Original post)

Mon Nov 16, 2015, 02:10 PM

21. Moonriver, many of these people talk as if they are up with the times.

 

That we are just getting a grip on this online polling. That line of thought just falls flat. The only thing more intellectually insulting is for someone to claim they are proof of anything.

Check out this online poll from '98.

Madonna, Leo Bested By Angry Drunken Dwarf In Beautiful People Poll

Who is the most beautiful person in the world? According to users of “People” magazine’s website, the answer is Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf.

As they have for three years now, “People Online” staged the poll in conjunction with the annual Most Beautiful People issue of its print counterpart, and offered a collection of celebrity nominees including Leonardo DiCaprio, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Kate Winslet, Brad Pitt, and the usual pack of suspects. In a sign of just how democratic the Internet can be, the peripheral character from Howard Stern’s radio show raked in more than 230,000 write-in votes to crush the more conventional competition.


Hank, who is a real live human being, benefited both from exposure on the Stern show and from a chain e-mail campaign that inundated mailboxes across the Internet with detailed instructions as to how and where to vote for him.

http://www.mtv.com/news/1431607/madonna-leo-bested-by-angry-drunken-dwarf-in-beautiful-people-poll/

Notice the email instructions given out telling them how to vote. The only difference today is that it is more efficient. Post after post from Sanders forums of people directing others to vote for Sanders in online polls. The game is rigged and it isn't rigged in Clintons favor. Just the opposite. If she becomes the first woman president, she will get there through difficulties no man has ever had to go to in getting there. Just look at the new online polling brigade. Anything they can do to avoid reality.

The people touting these polls haven't learned a thing. Lord, the things I can show you this country believes in if one put weight behind online polls.

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