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The vote tallies now show that Mitt Romney will ultimately receive 47% of the national popular vote.

It’s (almost) official: Romney represents the 47%
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The Article wrote:
The quote didn’t, on its own, kill Romney’s chances. But for many voters, it unmistakably conveyed the worldview of a man unable to see that a member of the middle-class or the working poor might be just as hard-working, just as determined, as someone from his own privileged demographic.


I know at least 2 voters for whom this statement did affect their decision to not vote for him. One of whom was in Ohio.
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Wow, for anyone who's not clicking through to that story, allow me to proffer this linked gem of condensed conservative crazy: http://www.wnd.com/2012/11/how-obama-can-be-stopped-in-elect...

Stripping the Electoral College of a quorum to send the presidential election into the House of Representatives?



Spoiler alert: The Electoral College doesn't actually require a quorum laugh
 
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toku42 wrote:
Spoiler alert: The Electoral College doesn't actually require a quorum laugh


Well, it's actually a pretty good idea. I don't think it's crazy. Just wrong. It's a better job of reasoning from premises to conclusions than the wingnuts usually come up with. The only problem here is that the premise was wrong.
 
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Whoever held that quote so long and then released it when they did was brilliant.

I'm not even sure if there is any formal way to calculate the best time to do something like that. The quote infuriated me personally. It made Mitt personify the rich douche bags who've ripped the country off while feeling superior and calling normal people "muppets".
 
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chaendlmaier wrote:
DaviddesJ wrote:
Well, it's actually a pretty good idea. I don't think it's crazy. Just wrong. It's a better job of reasoning from premises to conclusions than the wingnuts usually come up with. The only problem here is that the premise was wrong.

Admit it, you just like the article because the guy wrote:

"Mitt Romney was a terrible candidate, and he will not be a great president."


No. I like it because it's logically coherent, something that's pretty rare on these internets.
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chaendlmaier wrote:
DaviddesJ wrote:
No. I like it because it's logically coherent, something that's pretty rare on these internets.

So basically you like any stupid twaddle as long as it's logically coherent.


Well, I don't like yours.
 
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chaendlmaier wrote:
DaviddesJ wrote:
Well, I don't like yours.

Thanks for telling me I'm logically coherent.


Hahaha! That's great, proving that you're logically incoherent by making a logically incoherent argument about how you're logically coherent. You should get an Ignobel Prize for that, or something.
 
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