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The Initial Aftershocks

loadstar Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 9:02 AM
the MSM helping O right till the end-- all because of a couple of photo ops before he sported back to campaign http://current.com/shows/upstream/93953146_exit-polls-hurricane-sandy-was-a-deciding-factor-for-millions-of-voters.htm Exit polls by CBS News reveal that Superstorm Sandy, and President Obama’s response, was a crucial factor for two in five voters nationwide. Twenty-six percent of those polled said Obama’s broadly praised response was an important factor, and 15 percent — about one in six voters — said it was the most important factor in their vote: IMPORTANCE OF OBAMA’S HURRICANE RESPONSE Most important factor 15% Important factor 26% ***************** HOW GULLIBLE AND VACUOUS CAN VOTERS GET?!
loadstar Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 9:20 AM
The Founders gave serious thought to some measure of responsibility to vote, such as ownership of land...when we see that 40%+ considered the ObaMessiah's SEEMING initial hurricane response (which is NOW looking MUCH LESS persuasive as a perception-- Katrina redux?) an important factor in their voting decision, it is EASY to see why some measure of voter acumen might be preferable.

When most people on the street cannot name their 2 U.S. Senators or the V.P., the ignorance level is pretty scary for our universal plebiscite.

And our stupid/ignorant voters keep swelling in numbers.
Jack2894 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 10:17 AM
I say go for it. Choose as your next nominee someone who will go out and tell teh majority of Ameicans they are just too stupid to be alloed to vote. See if that works.
loadstar Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 10:37 AM
But THAT is a non-denial denial of the innate ignorance of so many...
Cepat2 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 9:10 AM
Thank you Governor Christie. Appreciate your strategic support. And what did you get...actually get for the people of your state? Nothing more than would have been provided anyway.
Governor Christie faces an election next year in which he will be opposed by a charismatic mayor of Newark with a slight degree of name recognition. Thats where the rubber meets the road in New Jersey.
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