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Mistwell Donating Member (553 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-14-05 02:23 PM
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121. has to be massive
In order to rig the 1988 election by 8%, you have to have a MASSIVE conspiracy. The counting machines are individually calibrated for each county, sometimes each city, to account for different things being on the ballot. They've always been done by a mixed group from both parties. And it wasn't a compter capable of a mass switch from some home office...each one would have had to have been changed at the local level to do it. Not to mention a huge number of machines were still hand conted in 1988.

Sorry, it had to be a MASSIVE conspiracy...and all to no avail for the two elections against Clinton. It's just plain silly to assume that is the most logical explination for the exit poll to actual vote count deviation. The more logical explanation is that unweighted exit polls simply skew Democratic, like the guy who invented the poll itself (who is himself a lifelong Democrat) says they do, and like ALL empirical evidence says they do.
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