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Old 10-06-2012, 13:44   #26
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Let me get this straight. We're right wingers (I understand because we like guns and all) so you're a left winger?

Or, I bet you're a moderate centrist, right?
I'd say, at least on this issue, is that most of the people on this forum are either ignorant or hypocritical, or both.
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Old 10-06-2012, 13:47   #27
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Let me get this straight. We're right wingers (I understand because we like guns and all) so you're a left winger?

Or, I bet you're a moderate centrist, right?
No, no,no,

as you can see by his answer in the post above, he is "Special".
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Old 10-06-2012, 14:08   #28
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No, no,no,

as you can see by his answer in the post above, he is "Special".
If by special you mean I don't have my head up my ass, then you're right.
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Old 10-06-2012, 14:26   #29
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If by special you mean I don't have my head up my ass, then you're right.

And anybody who doesn't agree with you must have.

Typical liberal.
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Old 10-06-2012, 14:32   #30
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And anybody who doesn't agree with you must have.

Typical liberal.
There's a difference between having legitimate disagreement with people and having to deal with people who are so dishonest that they won't acknowledge a completely different position that they held just a week ago.
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Old 10-06-2012, 14:49   #31
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There's a difference between having legitimate disagreement with people and having to deal with people who are so dishonest that they won't acknowledge a completely different position that they held just a week ago.
It's boring when all you get out of the Obama people are the DU talking points and an "If you don't agree, you're dumb" out of them.

You just throw out the latest jingo from DU and insult anyone who doesn't agree.

Dry up and blow away
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Old 10-06-2012, 14:58   #32
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What you've shown is that you don't know what a strawman is. A strawman is when you distort your opponents position and then argue against the distortion. I saw no one exempting Rassmussen from criticism when their polls showed Obama leading in virtually every swing state. And I see no distortion in saying that you right wingers complained about every poll being skewed, sometimes by as much as 20%.

But magically, when Willard gets in to the margin of error, all that's forgotten.
Straw man, who's saying the Rassmussen polls of a week ago weren't accurate?
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Old 10-06-2012, 15:31   #33
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It's boring when all you get out of the Obama people are the DU talking points and an "If you don't agree, you're dumb" out of them.

You just throw out the latest jingo from DU and insult anyone who doesn't agree.

Dry up and blow away
Ok, I'll make this simple for you. Last week, here at GTPI, was nearly everyone complaining that the polls were inaccurate and that it was a deliberate effort by the pollsters to lie... or not?
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Old 10-06-2012, 16:50   #34
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Meh. MAcallan 12/18. Balvenie.

Bourbon. Single barrel. Stagg, vanWinkle. Eagle 17.
Oh, I'd sip any of the above with you and never bat an eye. But when I'm buying, it's Glenlivet.
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Old 10-06-2012, 16:56   #35
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What you've shown is that you don't know what a strawman is. A strawman is when you distort your opponents position and then argue against the distortion. I saw no one exempting Rassmussen from criticism when their polls showed Obama leading in virtually every swing state. And I see no distortion in saying that you right wingers complained about every poll being skewed, sometimes by as much as 20%.

But magically, when Willard gets in to the margin of error, all that's forgotten.
That is PRECISELY what you did. You took the subject matter at hand - that the polls have swung in the swing states, offering some change in favor of Romney - and distorted the view that no one here holds any credence in ANY poll, since we hold the skewed ones in no significant regard. Then you argue against that.

Just as you are doing now - making a strawman out of the use of the word strawman.

Rasmussen has been offering polls as the whole country, not as individual states. The polls that were being questioned were not Rasmussen, they were the ones who were skewed in favor of the Dem.

Polls are what they are. I will state here just what I would state were it the other way around - it ain't over until it is.
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There's a difference between having legitimate disagreement with people and having to deal with people who are so dishonest that they won't acknowledge a completely different position that they held just a week ago.
Should be easy to prove. We'll be waiting.

Of course, I suppose since your hero, Obama, couldn't be bothered to do so when he had the podium, but instead waited until it was over to cry "liar" without a shred of proof, that's probably the tack you'll take too, eh?
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Ok, I'll make this simple for you. Last week, here at GTPI, was nearly everyone complaining that the polls were inaccurate and that it was a deliberate effort by the pollsters to lie... or not?
Your generalization is your error.
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