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View Diary: How the Associated Press used their poll this week to mischaracterize the race for the White House (170 comments)

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  •  People vacate stadiums as soon as one team leads (8+ / 0-)

    by a tremendous score, and then no one buys refreshments and trinkets. So every professional sport tries to induce parity into their competition to keep the crowd in it.

    Same here: Who is going to watch TV or read papers about a match that is already hopelessly decided. This is their bread and butter at stake and they are outright groping to keep us spellbound.


    I just enjoy it all. But I wear my politics proudly and honestly and I enthusiastically try to get out the vote. It seems that for any Romney or Ryan plug on Facebook, I have two reality checks and a good-natured slap down. Trying to persuade with kindness — a lot of people are not stupid, just underinformed.

    I voted for McGovern (just to give you my time/age reference) and this is my absolute favorite election season ever.

    But like the sergeant said to close the opening of Hill Street Blues every week: "...oh, and Hey! Let's be careful out there."

    skipping over damaged area

    by Says Who on Sun Sep 23, 2012 at 10:33:25 AM PDT

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