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Thursday, January 26, 2012

Fascinating Polling Data

Well, fascinating at least for me: here. Every single Republican candidate trails Obama in a head-to-head match up. But when Obama is compared to "a Republican," he loses! People aren't thrilled with Obama, and would be willing to elect a Republican, so long as it isn't any of the actual Republicans whom they might really have to choose amongst.

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  1. This system is so screwy. Imagine for the moment that you are a conservative Republican who listens to Rush Limbaugh. Obama has just been awful; you're thinking he's Carter to the next Reagan. And yet, at this point it looks like your candidate is going to be either a guy who sat on a couch with Pelosi talking about climate change, or a guy who introduced the precursor to ObamaCare into his state as governor.

    And this is the system you think is good enough to send abroad with bombs.

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  2. When you say "you," are you using that as the general "you," or do you mean me in particular?

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  3. Come on, Gene. He said imagine you're a conservative Republican ditto-head. He's obviously speaking from that perspective. Also, it's fairly obvious that Bob isn't implying that you (personally) would want to bomb people to spread democracy, as I think all three of us have similar opinions on that matter.

    I'll let it slide this time, but if it happens again... :)

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    1. Ah, I see. I usually just skim anything bob writes, so I missed the "imagine you are" part!

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  4. What's funny is that I had gone away from this thread, and then come back, and I was shocked by how much it sounded like I was yelling at Gene too. (I.e. I just skimmed my first comment and missed the, "Imagine for the moment...")

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