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Febble Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-17-05 03:15 PM
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32. Well, speaking for myself
and I'm fairly intelligent, and I'm not convinced by this "clincher" story, so, do I believe that:

- Bush legitimately won the 2000 election in Florida?

- the Repubs legitimately won the senate in 2002?
DUNNO, sorry, wasn't following that story

- Bush won Ohio without the help of Ken Blackwell?
Possibly not

- Bush won Florida without the help of Jeb Bush?
Probably, but he might have helped anyway

- The reason why Diebold/Es&S didn't include a voter-verified ballot was to save cost?
I doubt it

- All those new, young female voters wanted Bush?
Disagree with premise

- The reason why the early exit poll results were never mentioned in the media was because they had no meaning?
Possibly, but they were mentioned in the media I read

- The reason that the Final Exit Poll matched to the vote count was because the vote count is accurate?
No - it matched because it was matched

- Mitofsky is a great exit pollster with 25 years of experience who only hired inexperienced polltakers when a Bush was running?
I think he hired inexperienced interviewers this year, and probably in the past.

- The exit polls were uniformly biased throughout the states to favor Kerry?

- that it's just a coincidence that the exit polls were accurate, (according to Mitofsky's own data) in those districts where paper ballots were used?
False premise; data does not support this inference

- that Republicans who controlled the design, manufacturing and programming of the voting machines fought against a paper trail and with machines that could never pass certification?

- who give you talking points?
Cheap shot

It is possible to think that there is good evidence that the election was won illegally, and that there is some vulnerable evidence. IMO presenting vulnerable evidence is a bad tactic. Think Dan Rather.

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