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As I quoted Frederick Douglass earlier: "A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people."

http://www.howobamagotelected.com/

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The power of the vote is an extreme responsability. So is a driver's license. Give a newly licensed youngster muscle car for there first vehicle, and chances are you'll find they don't use that responsability correctly. In a sense, this is exactly what we saw on Nov. 8th. You almost can't blame the voter for being ill informed though, but rather a nation that is not educated the youth on researching politics and staying informed. If I didn't grow up in a family that discussed politics on a daily basis, I'd be just as ill informed. History classes in school should place an emphasis on educating this powerful liberty when covering the Revolution, Civil Rights Movement, and Women's Rights to Vote. Especially when it covers the Constitution. If you ask me, this is a prime example of being blindsided.

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I've read about this vid. Haven't seen it yet, but to be fair it sounds a little iffy to me. (I'd watch it now, but I'm at work) 12 respondents interviewed? Is that right? I dont' know if that's enough to realistically draw many broad-stroke conclusions about the election. The reason Obama won is basically because he out-campained McCain. The media coverage was mostly in Obama's favor, some will argue about that, but I call them like I see them. Obama is young, articulate, charismatic... you name it. Relating to young, idealistic and uninformed 1st and 2nd time voters is something he did well.

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It just occurred to me that maybe this vid is not really about the media at all... but that's what I thought I remember reading in the news. Anyway, if I'm way off base, please forgive.

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Maybe this is what you were looking for.
http://www.fivethirtyeight.com/2008/11/zogby-engages-in-apparent-push-po...
And an interview with Ziegler the person who commissioned the poll as well as chose the questions and especially the you tube video
http://www.fivethirtyeight.com/2008/11/interview-with-john-ziegler-on-zo...

So what we have is a poll given only to Obama supporters that has many problems with accuracy of the "facts" it asks about. Says more about the pollster than the respondents. Racist idiot.

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So what we have is a poll given only to Obama supporters that has many problems with accuracy of the "facts" it asks about. Says more about the pollster than the respondents. Racist idiot.

Civetcat, why do you think he is a racist? Nothing about the video says racist to me - why does it to you?

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As expected, the liberal response to the person who says the emperor's naked is to take the person who said it out to be pummeled into submission. Don't answer the issue -- attack the person who brought it to light and anyone associated with it.

As far as racism goes, CVC, get used to it...for the next four years, any sort of criticism of anything asociated with Obama will be deemed "racist" by the kommissars. It doesn't matter if race is discussed or not, because they can always claim some sort of "code" is being used. Intellectually, they're Barney Fife -- they only have one bullet and they're going to use it for everything.

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Personally I find the video sad, a few of these people seem to want to know the facts but are just misinformed. I wait to see the Zogby results.

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Scroll down the page...the Zogby results are there.

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Civetcat, why do you think he is a racist? Nothing about the video says racist to me - why does it to you?

The fact that it disproportionaly shows twice as many blacks as a percentage than voted for Obama. It's obvious.

The push poll is a typical example of "truthiness" If the right wing racists can't even use true statements in their questions how do they expect us to believe them incase they actually have something relevant to say. It's not by mistake that the Republican party has become a regional party or racist reactionaries.

What facts are you talking about bitmaster? Are you the misinformed one?

Where did Obama begin his campaign?

How do we know whose policies are going to lead to the demise of big coal. How are we supposed to devine a fact from something in the future that hasn't happened yet?

Tinfoil hat time.

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