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« on: January 16, 2012, 06:13:38 pm »
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http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/01/16/cnn-poll-obama-tied-with-romney-paul-in-november-showdowns/?hpt=hp_t2

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« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2012, 06:34:16 pm »
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1) all the focus is on the GOP

2) Nobody takes Paul seriously, so he's escaped scrutiny of the entirety of his platform. But if it ends up a two-horse race... he'll be eviscerated.

So, I don't think it really matters. In fact, I wouldn't take any poll seriously until the GOP race is settled.
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« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2012, 06:36:29 pm »
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What Polnut said.
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« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2012, 06:38:27 pm »
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What Polnut said.
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« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2012, 06:40:51 pm »
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This is my new thing. Instead of empty quoting people, I'm just gonna say things like "mmmhm!" and "you got that right!".
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« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2012, 06:42:40 pm »
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It'll be like last time. Romney wins in landslides when he and Paul are alone, so Paul drops out and Romney wins.
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« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2012, 06:44:06 pm »
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Given that we had approximately a full month of people being "exposed" to Paul's platform between December and January, I'd say the whiner's protests are, shall we say, el bullshito.
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« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2012, 06:48:36 pm »
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Given that we had approximately a full month of people being "exposed" to Paul's platform between December and January, I'd say the whiner's protests are, shall we say, el bullshito.

No, we really haven't.

We've had Paul whine on, and very little MEDIA scrutiny of the Paul platform. So as a general view the public's perception of Paul is very VERY superficial.

It's kind of cute how the Paulites are getting a half-mongrel (google it) on the idea that their agenda is popular... when it really, really isn't.
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« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2012, 06:50:28 pm »
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Actually, we had a full month of the entire media essentially running their networks as nonstop attack ads against Ron Paul, and have found that his support has only increased.
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« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2012, 07:43:32 pm »
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Actually, we had a full month of the entire media essentially running their networks as nonstop attack ads against Ron Paul, and have found that his support has only increased.

you got that right!
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« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2012, 07:46:43 pm »
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Actually, we had a full month of the entire media essentially running their networks as nonstop attack ads against Ron Paul, and have found that his support has only increased.

you got that right

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« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2012, 07:48:44 pm »
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Actually, we had a full month of the entire media essentially running their networks as nonstop attack ads against Ron Paul, and have found that his support has only increased.
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« Reply #12 on: January 16, 2012, 08:17:26 pm »
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Given that we had approximately a full month of people being "exposed" to Paul's platform between December and January, I'd say the whiner's protests are, shall we say, el bullshito.

No, we really haven't.

We've had Paul whine on, and very little MEDIA scrutiny of the Paul platform. So as a general view the public's perception of Paul is very VERY superficial.

It's kind of cute how the Paulites are getting a half-mongrel (google it) on the idea that their agenda is popular... when it really, really isn't.

Mmmhm.

But seriously, this. The idea that there's some great, silent, Paulite majority in the United States. Someone running on a genuinely extremist platform is not going to do well. It's not rocket science, folks.
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« Reply #13 on: January 16, 2012, 08:19:33 pm »
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The entire media? How have Video Games attacked Ron Paul?
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« Reply #14 on: January 16, 2012, 08:20:38 pm »
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Attacking Ron Paul for the newsletters is far different from attacking him on his platform.
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« Reply #15 on: January 16, 2012, 08:25:50 pm »
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Attacking Ron Paul for the newsletters is far different from attacking him on his platform.

This, though.
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« Reply #16 on: January 16, 2012, 08:27:21 pm »
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Attacking Ron Paul for the newsletters is far different from attacking him on his platform.

This, though.

Which in many ways is a distraction from the real Paul platform.
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« Reply #17 on: January 16, 2012, 08:45:53 pm »
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Attacking Ron Paul for the newsletters is far different from attacking him on his platform.

This, though.

Yeah. Paul writing (or whatever, getting them ghostwritten) those newsletters already means he'd lose in a landslide. Imagine if Romney had the same scandal in his past, for example.

Add the newsletter thing to a political platform a thousand miles out of the mainstream and you've got the recipe for Paul as the GOP candidate carrying three or four states at best.
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« Reply #18 on: January 16, 2012, 10:52:09 pm »
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Ron Paul will be mercilessly attacked as anti-military. Never mind this chart.

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« Reply #19 on: January 16, 2012, 11:01:56 pm »
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Obama v. Romney was always going to be close.
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« Reply #20 on: January 16, 2012, 11:11:03 pm »
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Ron Paul will be mercilessly attacked as anti-military. Never mind this chart.



He mentioned that in the debate a few hours ago.
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« Reply #21 on: January 16, 2012, 11:38:19 pm »
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Attacking Ron Paul for the newsletters is far different from attacking him on his platform.

This, though.

Which in many ways is a distraction from the real Paul platform.

mmmhm! Y'got that right, girlfriend! (snaps fingers)
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« Reply #22 on: January 17, 2012, 11:35:38 am »
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Attacking Ron Paul for the newsletters is far different from attacking him on his platform.

This, though.

Which in many ways is a distraction from the real Paul platform.

mmmhm! Y'got that right, girlfriend! (snaps fingers)
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« Reply #23 on: January 17, 2012, 12:53:57 pm »
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Ron Paul will be mercilessly attacked as anti-military. Never mind this chart.


Ron Paul is not a Republican candidate? News to me.
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« Reply #24 on: January 17, 2012, 01:00:29 pm »
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BTW: Can someone please move this to the GE poll section ?
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