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Question: What kind of election night would you prefer in 2012?
A very close and exciting night.   -32 (32%)
A night where your candidate wins easily.   -68 (68%)
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« on: August 06, 2012, 12:32:25 am »
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Huh
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« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2012, 12:46:01 am »
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The latter. I feel personally invested at this point (partially thanks to Atlas Forum, actually) and I'm of delicate health.
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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2012, 12:54:57 am »
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I think at this point, I'd much prefer a Romney victory.
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« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2012, 12:57:07 am »
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Easy Obama win, so he can have a mandate.
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« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2012, 12:58:04 am »
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Comfortable Obama victory, so I can laugh at the pissed off Tea Baggers.
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« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2012, 01:00:18 am »
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A close election (as long as Obama wins Tongue)
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« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2012, 01:00:31 am »
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A comfortable Romney win so I don't have a heart attack on election night. If I knew for certain Romney will lose, I think I'd rather have it be a moderate win than a close one for the sake of my nerves.
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« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2012, 01:11:49 am »
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Sorry, I gotta go for close and exciting.

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« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2012, 02:32:08 am »
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As for me? I used to care about this stuff pretty deeply. Not so much now. So I'd rather it be amusingly close, I think, for maximum entertainment value.
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« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2012, 03:29:05 am »
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Can't bring myself to care that much about the results so I'll go with the close race. Should be fun to try to predict close states based on county results.
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« Reply #10 on: August 06, 2012, 05:06:36 am »
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My current running theory is that Obama and Romney are actually the same person.  That one person is the same trickster god Joseph Campbell used to tell stories about.  The god wore a hat that was colored differently on different sides, and walked back and forth through the village and had everybody confused about who he was, and when the villagers came to blows over his real identity and were brought before the judge, the trickster god showed up, laughed at everyone, and confessed, saying: "spreading strife is my greatest joy."  So, I'm hoping for a razor-thin election night, lasting until the wee hours of the morning, leaving everybody mad and exhausted and accusing one another of high treason, and when a winner is finally declared, the concession speech and acceptance speech will actually be the same one event, and the one guy who has played the part of both Romney and Obama, wearing a hat with a corporate logo on one side and a community organizer logo on the other, will saunter up to the podium, point at the audience smartly, and say: "made ya look!"
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« Reply #11 on: August 06, 2012, 06:40:56 am »
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Obama landslide, so we can maximize Congressional wins
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« Reply #12 on: August 06, 2012, 09:22:28 am »
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Landslide so I can post mocking comments on Facebook
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« Reply #13 on: August 06, 2012, 09:35:38 am »
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My current running theory is that Obama and Romney are actually the same person.  That one person is the same trickster god Joseph Campbell used to tell stories about.  The god wore a hat that was colored differently on different sides, and walked back and forth through the village and had everybody confused about who he was, and when the villagers came to blows over his real identity and were brought before the judge, the trickster god showed up, laughed at everyone, and confessed, saying: "spreading strife is my greatest joy."  So, I'm hoping for a razor-thin election night, lasting until the wee hours of the morning, leaving everybody mad and exhausted and accusing one another of high treason, and when a winner is finally declared, the concession speech and acceptance speech will actually be the same one event, and the one guy who has played the part of both Romney and Obama, wearing a hat with a corporate logo on one side and a community organizer logo on the other, will saunter up to the podium, point at the audience smartly, and say: "made ya look!"
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« Reply #14 on: August 06, 2012, 10:06:38 am »
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A comfortable Romney win, so he will have a mandate, and so the nation will be saved from disaster.
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« Reply #15 on: August 06, 2012, 10:09:20 am »
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Any Johnson win would be a close one, so that's really the only option.
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« Reply #16 on: August 06, 2012, 12:04:45 pm »
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A comfortable Romney win, so he will have a mandate, and so the nation will be saved from disaster.
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« Reply #17 on: August 06, 2012, 01:13:47 pm »
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A comfortable Romney win, so he will have a mandate, and so the nation will be saved from disaster.

I thought the GOP was opposed to man dates, and anyway isn't Mitt in love with his wife?
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« Reply #18 on: August 06, 2012, 01:34:20 pm »
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Comfortable Obama victory, so I can laugh at the pissed off Tea Baggers.

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« Reply #19 on: August 06, 2012, 02:20:21 pm »
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A comfortable Romney win, so he will have a mandate, and so the nation will be saved from disaster.

We already have had a toady of Karl Rogue, and he was a gigantic disaster.   
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« Reply #20 on: August 06, 2012, 02:26:48 pm »
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Any Johnson win would be a close one, so that's really the only option.
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« Reply #21 on: August 06, 2012, 02:38:45 pm »
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Either one, but since Romney has little chance of winning by a very comfortable margin (thanks to the EVs from CA, IL, and NY being almost sure bets for Obama and the nature of the campaign), I expect it to be close.  But of course, just because one candidate wins easily doesn't mean that it isn't close in the end.
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« Reply #22 on: August 06, 2012, 03:16:38 pm »
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Razor-thin margin lasting until just a few hours before sunrise Wednesday with a close Romney victory as the result.
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« Reply #23 on: August 06, 2012, 03:56:19 pm »
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Comfortable Obama win.
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« Reply #24 on: August 06, 2012, 03:59:28 pm »
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Close margin. I'm in it for fun and I'll have bragging rights as long as Mitt wins. Even if its a close win I expect the moaners and gripers to be more or less the same.
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