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EOTE Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-26-04 07:13 PM
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39. I also believe that the exit polls were correct
However, you are missing one other possibility. TIA's and others' analysis prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that random error (chance) could not account for the discrepancy (between exit polls and official election results).

However, that or purposeful falsifying of the exit polls or a fraudulant election are not the only possibilities. The other possibility is exit poll bias. That does not mean that they were purposely falsified, but rather that for some unknown reason they were slanted towards Kerry. It is a methodology issue, or an issue inherant to exit polls.

I believe that a fraudulent election is more likely the case (see Dr. Freeman's excellent discussion of the accuracy of exit polls). However, we cannot and should not summarily rule out biased exit polls as a possibility, because when we do that we lose our credibility.
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