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Sancho Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-14-07 08:31 AM
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12. Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

I don't know your agenda, but it isn't worth repeating endless arguments. There is no amount of convincing that would likely satisfy you that the exit poll results from 2000 to date are consistent with lots of other evidence that something illegal happened. Polls may not "prove" election manipulation, but the exit polls certainly contain patterns that are weird and difficulty to explain in many cases. This current article is an example.

As I stated to you over a year ago, people in Sarasota, Clearwater, and other parts of this Florida have come out in droves to vote for referendums to get rid of electronic voting, etc., etc. This is a mostly Republican district! Everyone is pretty tired of the fraud and manipulations. Practically everyone I know has some story of machine malfunction or surprise results or missing votes. Every homeowners association meeting and yacht club dinner recounts some new annecdotal revelation. I don't have any doubt that people want to get things straightened out.

If you want to defend the current pollsters, fine. I don't think they are credible at this point. They are either avoiding the issues, hiding the data, or making a planned decision to avoid precinct level data that would provide newsworthy confirmation of possible manipulation. If it's "not their job", then we need our news providers to hire a different pollster who will be more responsive.

Regardless, it is time for the exit polls to improve their efforts and I challenge them to do it. If the US needs a plan to detect election fraud that doesn't involve pollsters, that is ok too. No more excuses!

Pollsters are one of many convergent sources, but they are clearly hindering instead of helping get to the issues given the exit poll controversies over the last 3 elections. If you think that pollsters are doing a great job, then we agree to disagree.

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