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  •  Yes he did. (4+ / 0-)

    In fact, you were right on the money: Obama beat Keyes 70%-27%.

    •  Yeah, but... (1+ / 0-)
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      that was like shooting fish in a barrel.  Keyes was from out of state, a certified lunatic and had made Clarence Thomas look like a liberal.  As much as I am an Obama supporter, those election numbers are practically meaningless.

      •  They would be... except Obama has always had 70% (0+ / 0-)

        approval or higher throughout the duration of his term, so those people stuck with him, not just momentarily picking him over Keyes; that figure includes a staggering 40% of Illinois Republicans.  Those figures are anything but meaningless; they're unparalleled.

        Any statement beginning with "what I'll do as President" is ALWAYS hypothetical, so why bother running if you think candidates shouldn't answer hypotheticals?

        by ShadowSD on Sat Aug 11, 2007 at 08:30:13 PM PDT

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