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CNN: Economists Prefer Romney over Obama by Three-to-One Margin

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  1. Atomic Fireball

    Atomic Fireball Well-Known Member
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    http://money.cnn.com/2012/09/30/news/economy/romney-obama-economists/index.html

    CNN furiously spins this to downplay the preference for Romney over Obama. And some of the economists are gnashing their teeth: "Obama doesn't really understand business and Romney doesn't really understand how to govern. So pick your poison". Like Obama knows how to govern?

    Romney - Less Bad Than Obama
     
  2. kloraferm

    kloraferm Humor is reason gone mad

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    I can't believe this guy is our other option!
     
  3. Absolutely

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    Grey font on light blue? Can't see...
     
  4. Mags

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    4 more years. Blechh.
     
  5. OccupyWackbag

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    Of O&A mother fucker! Yeah!
     
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  6. Atomic Fireball

    Atomic Fireball Well-Known Member
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    shrug. This new software pastes HTML so it has the original article's formatting. I try to fix it so it's visible on my machine (Wackbag Black?) and it's fucked up on other people's styles. Unintended Consequences. Highlight it and you can see it.
     
  7. Begbie

    Begbie Wackbag Generalissimo

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    All you have to do is highlight the selected text and click the first icon (eraser thingy) next to font family. That should remove any formatting from the place you copied it from. The Jew that frequents these boards taught me that.
     
  8. Don the Radio Guy

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    But our resident libtards say that all economists love Obama! This story can't possibly be true! I'm so confused!
     
  9. Myhairygrundle

    Myhairygrundle Screw you guys, I'm going home.

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    Alternate headline: "3 out of 4 economists are racist."
     
  10. Atomic Fireball

    Atomic Fireball Well-Known Member
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    Ahh, thanks. You happen to know how insert a link with a custom title?

    He's up to something.
     
  11. Creasy Bear

    Creasy Bear gorgeousness and gorgeousity made flesh
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    In related news... the fourth dentist caved, now they're all recommending Trident to their patient's who chew gum.
     
  12. Party Rooster

    Party Rooster Unleash The Beast

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    I thought the bit was we stole credit from the Jew...:cool:

     
  13. Begbie

    Begbie Wackbag Generalissimo

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    Oh....you're not a jew? ;)

    I stand corrected...it was you that told me how to do it. In another recent thread...Neon was complaining about how he couldn't see what I was quoting. Makes sense.
     
  14. Party Rooster

    Party Rooster Unleash The Beast

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    I am quite frugal with my money...
     
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  15. Norm Stansfield

    Norm Stansfield 私は亀が好きだ。

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    1/4 of economists=college professors
     
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  16. Hack Hawk Down

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    There are economists on both sides.
    Either way, this is who gives a shit news. There's only 15,000 non-academic economists in America. They don't make a difference ELECTORALLY.
     
  17. Don the Radio Guy

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    You sure weren't singing that story when you cherry picked a list of economists that agreed with Barry.
     
  18. Hack Hawk Down

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    Well what it illustrates is that you can find people with the same expertise who disagree on something. Either way, a month out, all that really matters right now is VOTES. Not endorsements, not even polls, but its who will get more votes.
    Economists....there's 15,000 in the US.
    Even if 100% of them voted for Romney, it ain't as powerful as reaching out to Jews, Latinos, Muslims, Asians, Indians, Catholics, Native Americans, Blacks, Students and Women. These add up to millions of votes and Romney is trailing in all categories.
     
  19. caniseeyourtaint

    caniseeyourtaint Passive agressive douche

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    Dude, seriously? You think it's about who the ECONOMISTS vote for? Just...wow.
     
  20. Hack Hawk Down

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    That's precisely my point.
    Drudge will post links to economists or military supporting Romney, but Conservatives ignore the face that Latinos are supporting Democrats in greater numbers.

    By the way, in the CNN survey, just 9 of 17 economists picked Romney.

    That's a tiny sample, and a tiny margin for an "economy" guy.
     
  21. Begbie

    Begbie Wackbag Generalissimo

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    OH CNN! :rolleyes:

    17 economists were surveyed in their crappy poll. 9 of them support Romney, in which CNN claims "many" were all reluctant on that pick...and provide one quote from one of the "many" who reluctantly picked Romney. Wouldn't you think to ask the other "many" about why they reluctantly picked him? Instead of just providing one quote from one guy? Meanwhile...only 3 out of the 17 picked our President. That's not even 1/5th! What, like 18%? If you're hyping up your stupid survey...that's a HUGE story.

    Yet what's the title of the fuckin article? "CNN Poll: Obama Preferred By Only 3 Out of 17 Economists"?

    No.

    "Economists Reluctantly Pick Romney"

    Are you fucking kidding me?!
     
  22. Party Rooster

    Party Rooster Unleash The Beast

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    Fixed.
     

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