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  •  To be fair, (0+ / 0-)

    you should put how many years Palin was mayor and how many years she was governor, as well as how many people live in Illinois and lived in his Senate district.

    WARNING: There is a high probability that the preceding comment is snark. Use your best judgment (hopefully better than Senator McCain's).

    by Anarchofascist on Sun Aug 31, 2008 at 12:23:20 AM PDT

    •  I'll add (0+ / 0-)

      if you'll grab the data

      "Worse than traitors in arms are the men who pretend loyalty to the flag, feast and fatten on the misfortunes of the nation." --Lincoln

      by Reluctant Texan on Sun Aug 31, 2008 at 12:26:18 AM PDT

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      •  In the Illinois (2+ / 0-)
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        State Senate representing a bit more than 200,000 constituents (estimate based on 12.8 million population of IL and 59 Senate districts).  And 12.8 million constituents in Illinois, of course.  Note also in the U.S. Senate he's a U.S. senator representing Illinois, NOT an Illinois senator.

        And Palin spent four years on the Wasilla "City" Council and six years as mayor before almost two years as governor.  There's also a couple years on some Oil Commission.  (I'm guessing the only full time jobs here are governor and possibly mayor.)

        WARNING: There is a high probability that the preceding comment is snark. Use your best judgment (hopefully better than Senator McCain's).

        by Anarchofascist on Sun Aug 31, 2008 at 12:35:48 AM PDT

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        •  Actually the senate figures are wrong (0+ / 0-)

          Obama server as Senator of the 13th district in Illinois from 1996-2004.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau the population of Illinois 13th Congressional District is 653,647.  While representing Illinois in the U.S. Senate from 2004-2008 Obama was representing 12,831,970 (also from the Census Bureau).  

          •  Nice catch (0+ / 0-)

            Thanks much . . . I updated, even tho the post is buried now.

            "Worse than traitors in arms are the men who pretend loyalty to the flag, feast and fatten on the misfortunes of the nation." --Lincoln

            by Reluctant Texan on Sun Aug 31, 2008 at 10:09:40 AM PDT

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