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OnTheOtherHand Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-18-08 06:22 AM
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2. as I said elsewhere
I don't believe anyone actually believes the exit poll results from 2004. No one I know thought that Kerry would win Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire by double digits, as the exit polls say -- and I don't think anyone believes that he did, except tactically when pressed. It's like believing in the infallibility of the Bible.

Obama actually outperformed pre-election polls on average. It's pretty selectively credulous to imply that he was robbed based on exit polls that are known to be prone to error (see above).

If you want to make credible points about what happened in 2004, you need to use credible data. Otherwise you're just relying on people's gullibility, and that would be a shame. That goes for Palast and Kennedy, too.
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