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TruthIsAll Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-15-04 08:10 PM
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Part II: To believe Bush won the election, you must also believe...
Part II: To believe Bush won the election, you must also believe...

1. That people who voted for Bush were not anxious to speak to exit pollsters in the states that Bush had to win (like Florida and Ohio) where the exit polls were off, but wanted to be polled in states that he had sewn up (like Arizona, Louisiana and Arkansas) where the exit polls were exactly correct.

2. That Democrats who voted for Kerry were very anxious to be exit-polled, especially in Florida and Ohio. That accounts for the discrepancy between the exit polls and the actual votes in these two critical states.

3. That women were much more likely to be polled early in the day in Florida and Ohio. That is another reason why the exit polls were wrong in those states. In those states in which the exit polls were correct to within one percent, women did not come out early.

4. That the University of Pennsylvania Professor (trained at MIT) who calculated the probability of Bush gaining votes beyond the exit polling margin of error as ONE out of 250 million, does not have any credibility.

5. That network newscasters who claim that those who consider the possibility of fraud are just wild conspiracy theorists do not have an agenda.

6. That it is just a coincidence that only since the 2000 presidential election have exit polls failed to agree with the actual vote - and that Bush won both disputed elections.

7. That exit polls are not to be trusted in the United States, even though they are used throughout the world to monitor elections for fraud.

8. That even though more votes were cast than there were eligible voters in many precincts of critical states, it is not an issue that needs to be covered in the media.

9. That the absence of a paper ballot trail for touch screen computers does not encourage fraud, even though they have been proven by hundreds of computer experts to be highly vulnerable to fraudulent attack.

10. That statistical tests which indicate a high probability of fraud are just conspiratorial junk science.



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7th_Sephiroth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-15-04 08:12 PM
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1. as a florida voter #2 is totally believeable
i was quite anxious about taking the exit poll
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althecat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-15-04 11:11 PM
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2. Love No 1
:bounce:

Hadn't thought of it that way.. but bloody good point.
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grannylib Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-15-04 11:29 PM
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3. Here's another: That the exit polls showing Kerry ahead were bogus,
but the exit polls showing that "moral values" was #1 at the top of voters' lists was just spot-on.

Courtesy of Keith on Bloggermann tonight.
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Sick_of_Rethuggery Donating Member (853 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-15-04 11:33 PM
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4. I emailed him that point!
And, I had been shouting myself hoarse to friends and family about it for a week before that!

Doesnt it seem incredible that they say the exit polls were wrong and turn around in the same breath and say that moral values voters put Bush back in the WH?
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angrydemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-15-04 11:37 PM
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6. I CAN'T WAIT UNTIL WE GET ......
......To the bottom of all of this election fraud. Because I tell you I'm more than ready to rub some of these ignorant repugs faces in it! DAMN I CAN'T WAIT!!! I am so sick of all their lies and their mouths.
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TruthIsAll Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-16-04 10:28 AM
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7. am kick
tia
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