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  •  Wouldn't you predict a squeaker, then? (4+ / 0-)
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    Predicting a landslide, when you're speaking only to people on your side, can only encourage them to stay home because they're not needed.  

    You know, I sometimes think if I could see, I'd be kicking a lot of ass. -Stevie Wonder at the Glastonbury Festival, 2010

    by Rich in PA on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 04:06:16 PM PST

    •  I have seen no evidence to ever suggest this is (5+ / 0-)

      true as far as voting goes. "We're in for a tough fight," is a motivational speech you give to campaign workers. "We can landslide this thing," is for voters because you want people to mob mentality the hell out of this flip.

      Is this just math that you do as a Republican to make yourself feel better?

      by ConfusedSkyes on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 04:13:26 PM PST

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