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Originally posted by df1
We're I in the position of howard dean or karl rove you can bet your butt that I'd be throwing some serious money at hiring party operatives to influence public opinion over numerous internet venues particularly bipartisan sites like ATS. Being able to manage public perception in this way would be a tremendous political advantage for my party.
Originally posted by RANT
It's really not a problem. The only time it becomes a problem is when a contributor can't handle a single negative vote and flips out in public destroying his or her own thread.
A few do what you're implying I'm sure, but by and large votes come from fair minded dedicated people taking an extra second out of their day to help shape ATSNN content.
Negative votes can really be constructive too. Not always, but they can. So try to have an open mind both giving and receiving criticism is all we ask.