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The problem with Palin is that a lot of her own are recognizing this and just want her to keep raising money for other people. Obama or whatever his name is will run right over Palin.
Are they trying to stir emotions?, even an idiot, criminal, half-lobotomized politician that gets national air time, would get a couple percent.
Originally posted by conar
wow, how dare they give him 0%
at least give him some %
nobody will trust CNN now
I would send this obvious scam to all major news sites, if some runs with it and CNN have to apologise, Ron paul could get a major boost.
Backlash!edit on 15-6-2011 by conar because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by TheWalkingFox
reply to post by AshleyD
"Online polls" are, well, worthless. Do you know how simple it is to game them?
Originally posted by NibiruWarrior
reply to post by AshleyD
I just emailed CNN to voice my concern at the treachery they are clearly displaying, and below is my email:
It is a sham that Ron Paul received 0% of the votes, only 54 people had voted on that poll at the time and it is clearly a lie and not a reflection on what the REAL poll indicated, this is clearly a propaganda of lies and I will no longer be watching CNN. Lying bastards! Ron Paul WILL win the election and if he doesn't, prepare for the backlash of the people. I hope they blow up CNN headquarters first!
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was the winner of the first major presidential debate tonight according to a survey of Republican and Democratic political operatives, campaign consultants, and party strategists, in a special National Journal Political Insiders Poll conducted tonight. Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann also had a good evening.
I personally suggest against it
I definitely understand the motivation and intent behind such, but when these kind of poll results are due to Ron Paul supporters networking and flooding all polls that can be found, they're not an honest representation, and is the exact reason given for some of these polls being taken down (heavy traffic incoming from Ron Paul domains, to which someone emphasized the importance of breaking links).
This doesn't give a fair representation of the opinions of the normal visitors to such sites, and is one of the things that turns people off about Ron Paul supporters. I think everyone linking every poll they come across and then the rest of us flooding them likely does more harm than good. I could be wrong, but that's just the way I see it and is likely the precise reason for so many "fraudulent" and re-booted polls.
Going out and hollering about these kind of poll results handlings might cause those we're accusing such to reciprocate with data pointing to what I've mentioned here, and might backlash. As I said, I understand and can't fault what we're trying to accomplish, but I have to wonder about the effect and worthwhile-ness.
Originally posted by lazydaisy67
reply to post by MrWendal
I feel caught in that trap often. The last election was a perfect example. I HATED both choices from the Dem and Repub sides, but KNEW that none of the other candidates would even come close enough to make a dent. Sometimes it feels like I'm throwing my vote away if I vote for somebody who will definitely not win. It makes me not want to vote at all, which I won't do, but I get so angry at the process. When I talked to my friends about Ron Paul, they looked at me with the 'deer in the headlights' expression and asked who the heck he was. Doesn't anybody do any research anymore? I won't be voting for Romney.