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**CNN's six "undecided voters" were all Democratic operatives**
Directorblue ^ | November 17, 2007 | Doug Ross

Posted on 11/18/2007 10:42:09 AM PST by Syncro

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Update II: rumors are flying of a fifth plant. An anonymous commenter at Gateway Pundit writes that the "50-ish lady who 'asked" her memorized question was a union offical. Gee, lucky she got in!" Judy Bagley, a 27-year cashier at Fitzgerald's was quoted in RGT Online (a gaming magazine) in an article about Culinary Workers Union Local 226's collective bargaining agreement.

Update III: Judy Bagley was definitely a fifth plant. An anonymous email alerts me to this portion of the debate transcript:

Obama: Well, first of all, Judy, thank you for the question, and thanks for the great work you do on behalf of the culinary workers, a great union here.

Update IV: an anonymous email alerts me to a possible sixth and final plant. George Ambriz is an Executive Director of the ¡Sí Se Puede! Foundation and is a recruiter at UNLV. His bio states:

George joins our team from Douglas, Arizona, having earned his associate’s degree in administration of justice from Cochise College in 2000. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in political science and criminal justice from Western New Mexico University. He is currently completing a master’s degree in ethics and policy studies at UNLV. He plans to pursue doctorate and law degrees, practice corporate law, and become active in politics.

Care to guess which party's politics George is active in?

1 posted on 11/18/2007 10:42:10 AM PST by Syncro
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To: Syncro

CNN = Cr*p News Network


2 posted on 11/18/2007 10:46:27 AM PST by ConservativeMind
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To: Syncro

Well, gosh, don’t you believe that all those were there as undecided Democrats, having a hard time deciding between their socialists? I can believe that they had a hard time...

But, yes, CNN should really feel ashamed for trying to pretend that there were six ‘ordinary people’ whom were all likely pulled from the local affiliates’ rolodex.


3 posted on 11/18/2007 10:48:04 AM PST by kingu (No, I don't use sarcasm tags - it confuses people.)
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To: Syncro
Official response from CNN: That's news to us.

AHEM!

4 posted on 11/18/2007 10:48:08 AM PST by Texas Eagle (Could pacifists exist if there weren't people brave enough to go to war for their right to exist?)
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To: ConservativeMind
Well, yea.

Hilliary owns Blitzer. A Sheep with Wolf’s Name.

He was warned to not make Hilliary have to be honest by asking real questions so he kissed her ring. And her...well never mind...

The MSM is/are campaigning for Clinton.

5 posted on 11/18/2007 10:50:20 AM PST by Syncro
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To: FrogMom

Holy Ping Batman.


6 posted on 11/18/2007 10:56:04 AM PST by SwankyC
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To: Syncro
she's not even eligible to vote, unless the Democrats changed the rules when I wasn't looking.

She always was eligible to vote, according to Democrats.

7 posted on 11/18/2007 10:57:42 AM PST by SwankyC
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To: All; Everybody; Admin Moderator
Admin Moderator: Can this thread be put in News/Activism? It seems important enough even though it is posted on a Blog.

Update V: Andy writes to add some more background on Suzanne ("Jeannie") Jackson. On September 20, 2001, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) cast the only vote against the resolution authorizing President Bush to use "all necessary and appropriate force" against anyone associated with the terrorist attacks of September 11th.

Jeannie Jackson wrote a supportive note on the Mother Jones website. She's active on the site of Soros front group Americans United for Change and hangs out at Dem site Think Progress. She also had a harsh antiwar letter published in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Andy's snarky question: "Just another undecided voter I guess. Right?"

Update VI: A commenter at LGF provides an insightful summary:

Wow this is a scandal.

A Dem activist from Ark
An anti-war activist
A union activist
An Islamic leader
A Harry Reid staffer

All being presented by CNN as undecided voters.

Update VII: An anonymous email alerts us to Kahn's background as a heavy Democratic contributor (e.g., $2000 to Harry Reid earlier this year):



Update VIII: Another helpful email points us to lefty blogger Live from Silver City:

Ambriz was just before my time at WNMU, but I later met him in Las Vegas at a model United Nations conference. Like me, Ambriz was heavily involved in student government and other clubs while at WNMU — he served as president of MEChA...

What ic MEChA?

According to this website, "The official national symbol of MEChA is an eagle holding a machete-like weapon and a stick of dynamite... The acronym MEChA stands for Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan or Chicano Student Movement of Aztlan... [it] is an Hispanic separatist organization that encourages anti-American activities and civil disobedience... [they] romanticize Mexican claims to the "lost Territories" of the Southwestern United States -- a Chicano country called Aztlan. In its national constitution, MEChA calls for self-determination by its members to liberate Aztlan."

From all appearances, MEChA wants to overthrow the United States government. The American Patrol has more.

In a discussion board post, George Ambriz states "my name is George R. Ambriz, former student of Western New Mexico University, more importantly, a former M.E.Ch.A. President... we worked in sync... with the local and state Democratic Party to inform many people about the importance of voting..."

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Dan Riehl also notes that of 1,000 tickets given to UNLV, a measly one hundred made it to students.

I'm glad CNN randomly selected ordinary people like you and me. We wouldn't want anyone to think that Hillary was shielded from all of the tough, grueling questions that Tim Russert asked.

Seriously, it looks like CNN and Hillary's staffers (but I repeat myself) really had this thing rigged from the get-go to avoid a Russert-esque browbeating.

Hat tip: Larywn. Instapundit, Gateway Pundit and Jammie Wearing Fool were on this from the very start. And even the New York Times is criticizing CNN's Hillary bias.

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8 posted on 11/18/2007 10:57:53 AM PST by Syncro
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To: Syncro

Oh no! you’re going to tarnish the good name of Dhimmicrats!


9 posted on 11/18/2007 11:00:08 AM PST by rockrr (Global warming is to science what Islam is to religion)
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To: Admin Moderator

Thanks for moving to breaking news. This needs to be heard and spread.


10 posted on 11/18/2007 11:01:13 AM PST by jdm
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To: Syncro; doug from upland
That the party pulled this crap is not surprising. That CNN was complicit borders on the criminal and is certainly journalistic malpractice. The entire thing should be charged off as an in-kind contribution. Not much different than the stunt Hill pulled with Peter Paul.

What we should really be demanding is a partisan debate with FReepers writing the questions for the RATs and DU or Kos, take your choice, for the pubbies. Of course the network would have to edit for language and, in the case of the DU'ers and Kos Kidz, sanity but assuming the players were playing by the rules, would make for a great debate. Therefore, no one would go for it.

11 posted on 11/18/2007 11:02:08 AM PST by NonValueAdded (Fred Dalton Thompson for President)
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To: Syncro

So, Russert just became persona non-grata at any debate with Republicans involved.


12 posted on 11/18/2007 11:02:47 AM PST by sourcery (If Hillary is the next President, she may also be the last.)
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To: Syncro

http://youtube.com/watch?v=gYmRIO9nKlc

WHO IS THIS FELLOW?


13 posted on 11/18/2007 11:03:44 AM PST by struggle ((The struggle continues))
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To: Syncro

Sounds more and more like CNN is nothing more than an unreported campaign contribution.


14 posted on 11/18/2007 11:04:57 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: Syncro

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A Democratic Party bigwig
An antiwar activist
A Union official
An Islamic leader
A Harry Reid staffer
A radical Chicano separatist<<

I’m not sure there is anything wrong with this -isn’t that pretty much a cross section of the Democratic primary constituency?


15 posted on 11/18/2007 11:07:04 AM PST by gondramB (Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.)
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To: Syncro; Jim Robinson

I hereby nominate Syncro and the sources he cites for a Buckhead Award!!!


16 posted on 11/18/2007 11:07:04 AM PST by NonValueAdded (Fred Dalton Thompson for President)
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To: rockrr
I wonder if CNN turned their email system and telephones off to avoid getting the deserved...

Are you people incompetent, or just frauds?

What's your definition of "undecided voters?"
is Wolf Blitzer as incompetent as he appeared? Or just following orders?

17 posted on 11/18/2007 11:07:17 AM PST by Publius6961 (MSM: Israelis are killed by rockets; Lebanese are killed by Israelis.)
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To: muawiyah
Yup!

See my Post #5

18 posted on 11/18/2007 11:07:22 AM PST by Syncro
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To: NonValueAdded; directorblue
I love you man!

Now can I have your beer?

Actually kudos go to This Guy Here

Thanks directorblue

19 posted on 11/18/2007 11:10:19 AM PST by Syncro
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To: Syncro

Here’s a prediction. In a few years, Maria Luisa is going to be married to a Republican.


20 posted on 11/18/2007 11:10:21 AM PST by Steely Tom (Steely's First Law of the Main Stream Media: if it doesn't advance the agenda, it's not news.)
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To: Syncro
So who believes anything they see on Chicken Noodle News anyway?

We've had CNN dribble programmed out of our channel lineup for years.

21 posted on 11/18/2007 11:10:50 AM PST by Zakeet (Be thankful we don't get all the government we pay for)
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To: Syncro

I’m shocked.


22 posted on 11/18/2007 11:11:08 AM PST by null and void (No more Bushes/No more Clintons)
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To: Syncro

Thanks, and

B T T T


23 posted on 11/18/2007 11:12:39 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: Syncro

Actually I would like to see a debate moderated by Scrappleface.


24 posted on 11/18/2007 11:14:18 AM PST by Misschuck
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To: muawiyah

“Sounds more and more like CNN is nothing more than an unreported campaign contribution.”

Wonder what Glenn Beck is going to say about this now that he is on CNN?


25 posted on 11/18/2007 11:14:31 AM PST by mmanager (Fred is choosing the field for battle and he likes the view.)
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To: Syncro

“Hilliary owns Blitzer. A Sheep with Wolf’s Name.
He was warned to not make Hilliary have to be honest by asking real questions so he kissed her ring. And her...well never mind...”

But if anyone wants to see Fred Thompson answer questions Hillary will not be asked, check out this video of Fred answering questions strongly and honestly from a well known Demorat!
ABC has posted it:
http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=3882871";;;


26 posted on 11/18/2007 11:14:58 AM PST by seekthetruth
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To: null and void
And stuned? Get seris, dude. Me too. My beeber is off the charts.

Blitzer to Clinton as they walk down the runway:

I think this is the beginning continuation of a beautiful friendship conspiracy.

27 posted on 11/18/2007 11:15:34 AM PST by Syncro
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To: Syncro

not surprised in the least. good catch!


28 posted on 11/18/2007 11:15:35 AM PST by texanyankee
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To: ConservativeMind

So bottom line it wasn’t a debate but a Democrate infomercial


29 posted on 11/18/2007 11:16:11 AM PST by tophat9000 (You need to have standards to fail and be a hypocrite, Dem's therefor are never hypocrites)
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To: mmanager

Do the Clintons have to pay CNN for this or they just bed buddies?


30 posted on 11/18/2007 11:16:12 AM PST by purpleraine
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To: Syncro

Ummm..is that even a woman?
31 posted on 11/18/2007 11:17:07 AM PST by jimboster (fROM)
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To: Syncro

A Democratic version of the notorious Frank Luntz apparently organized this.


32 posted on 11/18/2007 11:18:49 AM PST by Captain Kirk
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To: Syncro

I love the internet. In 1992 CNN and the Clinton’s would have gotten away with this scam unscathed. Now bloggers and ordinary folk have the ability to speak back and investigate them.

Look at girl with the planted global warming question, the waitress who was stiffed by Hillary and now the “Diamond or Pearls” girl is lashing back via the internet.

Thank you Al Gore for the internet.

I just hope the MSM picks up on this article.


33 posted on 11/18/2007 11:20:35 AM PST by ClarenceThomasfan (Don't be a kamikoze Conservative! Vote Republican in 2008!)
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To: Syncro

bookmark


34 posted on 11/18/2007 11:22:02 AM PST by GiovannaNicoletta
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To: purpleraine

Communist propaganda


35 posted on 11/18/2007 11:23:32 AM PST by Hunterite
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To: Syncro

Oh Democrats would never lie/use political operatives....


36 posted on 11/18/2007 11:24:08 AM PST by Tzimisce (How Would Mohammed Vote? Hillary for President! www.dndorks.com)
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To: Syncro

bump


37 posted on 11/18/2007 11:25:17 AM PST by lowbridge
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To: Syncro
They can run, but they can't hide.

Real nice work, thanks.

38 posted on 11/18/2007 11:25:55 AM PST by Madame Dufarge
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To: Syncro
An Islamic leader...



Undoubtedly handpicked by Huma Abedin.
39 posted on 11/18/2007 11:29:39 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: Syncro

A BTT. This is how 1992 was accomplished, how “ordinary” people suddenly discovered that “it’s the economy, stupid.” Thank God for the Internet.


40 posted on 11/18/2007 11:30:00 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: ClarenceThomasfan

“I just hope the MSM picks up on this article.”

Not a chance.


41 posted on 11/18/2007 11:31:06 AM PST by mmanager (Fred is choosing the field for battle and he likes the view.)
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To: ClarenceThomasfan

“I just hope the MSM picks up on this article.”

They won’t, because they can’t. They are in the tank with the socialists. Letting the masses know that they are and have been conning them, is not at all in their interest.

Do you think CNN is now going to admit that their “great debate” was nothing more than an infomercial? Nope, no more than CBS would admit that they condoned ole Dan Rather’s blatant attempt to swing the 2004 election with his fraud.

The MSM is not our friend.


42 posted on 11/18/2007 11:32:21 AM PST by FMBass ("Now that I'm sober I watch a lot of news"- Garofalo from Coulter's "Treason")
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To: Syncro

Now you know why the Dimwit candidates won’t go on Fox; they won’t be able to control it to this extent.


43 posted on 11/18/2007 11:33:05 AM PST by VeniVidiVici (No buy China!!)
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To: struggle

Couldn’t get it to load. Who is it, and what is it about? Thanks!


44 posted on 11/18/2007 11:33:53 AM PST by seekthetruth
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To: Syncro

A “Buckhead Award” for Syncro BUMP!


45 posted on 11/18/2007 11:34:36 AM PST by HKMk23 (Nine out of ten orcs attacking Rohan were Saruman's Uruk-hai, not Sauron's! So, why invade Mordor?)
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To: Syncro

Not to pick nits, but perhaps “undecided voter” means “undecided” about which rat candidate they want to win their party’s nomination?


46 posted on 11/18/2007 11:36:23 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Syncro

Big Bump!


47 posted on 11/18/2007 11:37:16 AM PST by Chuck54
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To: Syncro
Repubs should refuse to go on CNN and refuse any debate that has a CNN rep until CNN publicly apologize, both verbally and written (By running their apology over their ticker on all stations).
48 posted on 11/18/2007 11:37:21 AM PST by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: Syncro

referance ping


49 posted on 11/18/2007 11:38:21 AM PST by Para-Ord.45
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To: Lancey Howard

CNN did not claim undecided they claimed independent, big difference.


50 posted on 11/18/2007 11:38:25 AM PST by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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