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Subject: Re: Irony alert Date: 11/23/2012 11:26 AM
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Yeah...the election was determined by 1 in 100 people.

Take 100 people. Almost half voted for Obama. ALmost half voted to kick him out of office.

It was one person in a 100.....1% of the population......if they had switched from voting D to R......it would have gone the other way.

The 1%ers......the ones who determined the outcome.

99 out of 100 basically canceled each others votes out.

So..if that 1 person in 100 had switched...... it could easily be the other way around.

If you didn't have 3rd party candidates siphoning off another 1%...mostly from the Rs......that would have flipped it from keeping the socialist to kicking his butt out of office.

Remember, it was 1% of the population that determined the outcome. The other 99% didn't determine the outcome.

I'd hardly call that a mandate when 1% or so determines the outcome.

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