Skip to comments.The Left Promotes Assertions That Turn Out to Be False
Posted on 06/11/2006 6:47:01 PM PDT by kellynla
Writing in Rolling Stone, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. assures us that the 2004 presidential election was stolen. This popular conspiracy theory has attracted many Democrats, from the clearly unbalanced to John Kerry himself. (Professor and activist Mark Crispin Miller of NYU says Kerry told him he believes the election was stolen.)
Kennedy thinks it's fishy that the recorded vote didn't match the exit polls in four battleground states where Kerry was supposedly ahead. He also thinks the Republicans discouraged voters by creating long lines at voting stations in heavily Democratic areas. But bitter surmise isn't proof. And according to a long and detailed analysis on Salon.com -- no hotbed of Republican thought -- the evidence Kennedy cites isn't new, and his argument is filled with distortions and the deliberate omission of key data.
Why would Kennedy damage his credibility this way? This may not be breaking news, but if an assertion reflects a widely shared emotion, it can make great headway in this culture without any need to prove its truth. We have been through this many times. The 2000 election was allegedly stolen, though no credible investigation backed up the claim, not even the one by the Civil Rights Commission, which was then firmly in Democratic hands
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It was a great help that senator J Rockefeller went to Syria and warned them. What a POS!
Bingo. The exit polls were used to manipulate the late hours of election day to make republicans feel that Kerry was a done deal.
This one always gets me. How exactly is it mathematically possible for a random sample to more accurately predict the results of the election than the final numbers themselves? Circular reasoning at it's best.
Why create a distinction where there is no difference?
The Kennedys have been expoiting"voting irregularities"for years.Joe Sr. taught them to win at any cost.
"Who's John Kerry????"
"Vietnam hero I think. At least that's what some say. Larger than life type of guy they say."
Isn't he French and doesn't he marry wealthy women and widows? Something related to hotdogs comes to mind for some reason.
You forgot Zell Miller of the present.
Yeah, Zell counts too. I was just thinking back to when he had some company in the party.
They stole it from us!!!
For rats the truth is that which advances their goals. Facts are irrelevant.
Viet Nam did not win the war. It was not a war between Viet Nam and the USA.The Communists won the war in Viet Nam that was fought when NORTH Viet Nam invaded and ultimately conquered SOUTH Viet Nam. I have met and conversed with old soldiers from the NVA and FLN who believe that Viet Nam, in fact, lost the war- to the Communists. The people of Viet Nam, the ones I met from both sides of that war, hold NO grudges against Americans because they see America as having been helping at least some Vietnamese and as not desiring to colonise or rule Viet Nam. The Chinese are the comparison.
Being a Democrat IS being clearly unbalanced.
Machine run big cities of both parties have traditionally cheated massively and even semi-openly. At the present time all such cities are in Democrat hands which makes the cheating pretty one-sided.
In other news, the sun rises in the east.
I agree with your clarification.