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althecat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-15-07 04:55 AM
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23. Not your easiest to parse paragraph Febble....
If the inference in the OP is correct, then there must have been large scale fraud in some places but not others. This would have been highly likely to have shown up in the exit poll discrepancy data as large redshift (due to fraud) in some places but not in others. And indeed this was observed. However, if the redshift was due to fraud, then Bush would have tended to do better, relative to 2000, where there was redshift (due to fraud) than where there wasn't. In other words, if Bush's vote was boosted over his 2000 showing in some places by fraud (as the OP alleges), then those are the precincts that should have shown the greatest redshift. And there is simply not a sniff of a positive correlation between Bush's improvement in vote-share and the degree to which the exit polls indicated greater Kerry support than did the official count.

An alternative approach might be to actually address the information in the Original Post and explain it in some other manner.


What's up with the city exit poll numbers which show every group voted Kerry except white people?
What's up with the city exit poll numbers wildly over estimating the turnout?
What's up with the city exit poll numbers which indicate a massive new white voter base to Bush?

If you actually attempt to discuss the real issue rather than burble incomprehensibly I will be happy to attempt to engage you in a serious discussion of the subject matter. Against my better judgment I might add.

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