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Sancho Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-18-07 05:58 PM
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140.'re simply wrong
I do this all the time...the hit squad (we're only talking about one of the 10 suggestions which are only one of many, many possibilities) is virtually cost free. Each state has one or two volunteer faculty in journalism or political science collect 20 to 25 students (one per state) who are trained by CD or on-line to run in during the election and collect information on a target. Most would be volunteers.

No cost or very little. I'm sorry, but I've had many, many funded contracts and projects and surveys that hired hundreds of raters, scorers, and data collectors. I can cost anything you want to the penny.

You are simply trying to defend the undefensible. EXIT POLLSTERS have had a bad system for years and they don't want to fix it. Why not?

But even it it cost 1500 employees $150 per day for a day's work. IF it uncoverd clear fraud and manipulations, the data would be worth many, many more dollars than a single commercial on prime time every day in US TV. God knows it would be less than one tank in Iraq. It would also be less than any single candidate raises every election for US Senate or House....'re trying to find an excuse to avoid being critical of what needs to be done. No more excuses!
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