posted on Aug, 19 2011 @ 01:33 PM
There were 17,783 votes, but 12,865 were from non-members. That means less than 5,000 votes were from ATS members themselves. Yet there are over
100,000 active ATS members. The site has gained almost 40,000 new members in the last year and over 3,000 in the last thirty days.
So what happened? What always happens with a Ron Paul poll. A few Ron Paul supporters spread the word and Ron Paul supporters from throughout the
Internet hopped on over here to vote in the poll. 72% of the voters weren't even ATS members! So what does that poll tell you? Nothing. Less than 5%
of the active ATS members even bothered to vote.
The poll, and others like them, are totally bogus.
If you actually believe this poll is representative of the actual support Ron Paul has in the general population, you're delusional. That's not so
bad unless you are baseing your actions on this false data. Put yourself in the campaign. If Ron Paul really had 83% support you would run the
campaign much differently than if he had about 9% support, wouldn't you? Those two polling numbers represent two competely different sets of problems
Now if Ron Paul loses, again, your cognitive dissonance kicks in, and you will surely blame the MSM, TPTB, the Illuminanti, NWO, and the Masons for
thwarting your dreams.
On the other hand, perhaps Ron Paul will lose, again, because his fans haven't a clue about his actual base of support.