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  • Why OBAMA will lose PA (Pflouffe gives away faulty turnout assumptions)

    10/24/2008 7:56:05 PM PDT · by Thane_Banquo · 253 replies · 6,785+ views
    Fox News | 10/24/08 | Thane Banquo
    Earlier this evening FoxNews ran a piece quoting David Pflouffe (read "poof") saying that the Obama camp couldn't figure out why McCain was campaigning in PA. Pfloufe said that in order for McCain to win PA, he would have to win 20% of Democrats, 95% of Republicans, and 60% of Independents. So I calculated, based on 2004 PA turnout of 41% Democrats, 39% Republicans, and 20% Independents, what kind of edge that would give McCain. If McCain managed to pull off such a feat, he would win 57%-43%, a 14 pt margin! If McCain wins PA by 14 pts, he'd...