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Chi Donating Member (921 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-28-05 05:07 PM
Response to Reply #33
44. OK, let me make sure I have this.

It's a conscious ego thing, there fore we can rule out anyone other than 2004 Bush voters
(who, would falsely claim they voted for someone, that they just voted out of office),
and you say it's possible as a new voter thing.
So new voters accounted for 11%
of those for Bush was 46%
Which is.....(.11 * .46) That's 5.06%

So with this scenario...how many, out of a hundred new Bush voters would need to consciously lie about
who they voted for, in order to attain the discrepancy noted?
Still doesn't make sense to me.


Let's not forget the bandwagon effect isn't the only possible stimulus.
I've heard alot of talk about these reluctant Bush voters.
One of my few questions to Febble was, what could motivate rbr?...she said 'shame'.
Wouldn't shame be a good reason to rewrite history and say you didn't vote for Bush, when you actually did?
Wouldn't shame possibly motivate an independent, or moderate republican who voted for Bush in 2000 to consciously lie
and say they voted for Gore?

So I still don't see why the discrepancy would be so lopsided.
Maybe it's just me (shrug).
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