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Uneducated People Share Simplistic Graphic About Education, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

johnm h Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 7:24 AM
Anybody can be a fool, but it takes a lot of education to be a complete fool. Minorities overwhelmingly supported Obama and gave him the election. Married people with families post high school education and college supported Romney. The liberal strategy of appealing to the dependent, the uneducated, and the super wealthy worked and they will continue to foster ignorance, dependence and shape policies that help the very wealthy at the expense of the middle class. Whats new?
firefox26 Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 7:53 AM
I think it's more in how they played the game.
Romney's popularity in most States is irrelevant; only about 6 swing states mattered. Two years ago the Republicans should have polled their candidates in OH, FL, VA, and WI to see which would have the best shot. A GOP who can't win those states can't win the election-period.
The most moral person does not always win a chess game; the better chess player almost always wins a chess game. An election is a game, and the Romney team could not deliver the swing states.
You may have seen this graphic floating around the internet. I have no clue where it comes from, but wouldn't recommend visiting whatever "happyplace.com" is, which has been watermarked on this version:

Hah! Those dumb conservatives, they all vote for Mitt Romney. And they're dumb. Well, now that we've all confirmed our elitist preconceived biases about conservatives, it's off to the wine bar to celebrate eh?

Not so fast. (Obviously. Why would you be readin this otherwise?) Pretty much every exit poll shows very little correlation between education and electoral outcomes. Here are the...

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