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  •  not for every precinct (0+ / 0-)

    Look at a scatterplot. There is tons o' noise. This is just an unfamiliar way of looking at two modestly correlated variables.

    Without (1) a strong reason to expect zero correlation in an "honest" election (which makes no sense: why should precincts with few votes be politically indistinguishable from precincts with many votes?) and (2) a plausible causal theory to explain the observed relationship (fraud affecting most of the size distribution in 49 different states... how exactly? why exactly?!), we're nowhere.

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    by HudsonValleyMark on Sun Oct 28, 2012 at 06:08:35 AM PDT

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