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The 400,000 Votes That Tipped the Election

iname Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 3:55 PM
New GOP Smartphone App Streamlines Voter Discrimination - New app makes it easier than ever for minorities to be disenfranchised VOTERITE - No more waiting in long lines just to have your vote thrown away! A new app makes it easier than ever for minorities to be disenfranchised. Hooray for the Republican Party!
Elizabeth420 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 3:59 PM
Hey Legion: How many of the "minorities" addressing the GOP Convention were "disenfranchised"
by the Soros Sock Puppet lap dog media minions who switched away to commercial break, rather
than covering their speeches? Are these minority speakers not entitled to 1st Amendment rights?
Bob F. RVN70-71 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 3:57 PM
iname:
Of minorities were disenfranchised, then how did Obama manage to win the election?

Broad trends and the national political undertow can't be adequately captured in any single statistic -- but if Mitt Romney had managed to push the electorate in a handful of states a few clicks in his direction, he'd be the president-elect, rather than an also-ran.  Via Jim Geragthy:
 

Florida: 73,858

Ohio: 103,481

Virginia: 115,910

Colorado: 113,099

Those four states, with a collective margin of, 406,348 for Obama, add up to 69 electoral votes. Had Romney won 407,000 or so additional votes in the right proportion in those states, he would have 275...