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Fly by night Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-30-08 07:53 AM
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28. Your multiple posts confirm the TN "false equivalence" pattern, rather than contradicting it.
Edited on Thu Oct-30-08 07:54 AM by Fly by night
It doesn't matter what the party affiliation of the state election coordinator is. (In Tennessee, we don't elect our Secretary of State, and both he and our State Election Coordinator appear to be from the "Flat Earth" party.)

What does matter, in terms of establishing a pattern of intentionally working to create a "false equivalence", is who is reporting the "vote-flipping" (in both Tennessee and North Carolina, it's high-ranking local Republican officials) and whether they're reporting it to the media before (or entirely in place of) reporting the problem to local election officials. The snippets of the article you posted contain both of those elements. I am curious who the two voters quoted in the article are and how the reporter was made aware of them. For that reason, I will register and download the entire article. I may also make a few phone calls.

BTW, it is clear that my debunking efforts are getting the attention of the Republicans. Someone registered on DU yesterday for the sole purpose (it appears) of trying to criticize elements of what I had reported (principally minor points or points I had not discussed at all) in an effort to cast aspersions on my entire report.

I am still working to get my hands on the Republican memo/email that went out here in Tennessee encouraging people to make these reports. I think the newbie below could make that available fr us if he/she wanted and I'll ask them to do so if they return.

I think we're exposing another rancid side of the soon-come dead elephant party. Smells a lot like long-dead fish.
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