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America Is Two Countries, Not on Speaking Terms

ladyofthemanor Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 4:17 PM
Yesterday began with promise and ended in sadness. You, Barone and Morris lost all credibility. Why didn't you calculate same voter turnout as that of 2008 as a possible scenario? And then say based on that, Romney might lose. Watching the returns, it was clear within an hour he would not win. All I could think of was, damn you for giving us false hopes. I need time to recover from this devastating loss.
Jack2894 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 5:25 PM
lady, if you were fooled then you have only yourself to blame. The overwhelming bulk of the evidence made it clear Obama was likely to win. You simply chose to believe people who told you what you wanted to hear.
k1ttee Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 4:59 PM
LOL!! Think for yourself. Barone knows no more than you do.

You know who won the election (or whether we face another Florida 2000), and as I write I don't.

But whether Barack Obama is re-elected to a second term or Mitt Romney is elected the 45th president, the contours of their support during this fiercely fought campaign show that we live in Two Americas.

The culturally cohesive America of the 1950s that some of us remember, usually glossing over racial segregation and the civil rights movement, is no longer with us and hasn't been for some time.

That was an America of universal media, in which everyone watched one of three...