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  •  it would have to be the latter (1+ / 0-)
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    but see my link to the Bickers and Berry piece, wherein they use Sandy to explain why their flawed model was wrong.

    Lastly, the president clearly benefited from the "October surprise" of Superstorm Sandy. Exit polls indicate that 41% of voters claimed that the president's response to the disaster influenced their vote, with 15% stating that the response was the single most important factor when they cast their ballot for the nation's highest office.

    "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." - Groucho Marx

    by Greg Dworkin on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 09:56:11 AM PST

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    •  note that only 9% made up their mind (1+ / 0-)
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      at the end.

      "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." - Groucho Marx

      by Greg Dworkin on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 09:56:54 AM PST

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