Professor: I'm Too Selfish To Buy Energy Efficient Appliances Or Vehicles Even With Subsidies, So The Government Must Outlaw Products To Keep Me From Buying Them | Main | The Politico: John Edwards Will Drop Out Of The Race In... Last March
January 03, 2008

Remember: Exit Polls Lie [someone]

Just a public service announcement, folks: don't believe any media accounts of who "won" or "lost" today until the actual numbers come in.

Remember calling Florida for Gore before the polls even closed? Remember the 2004 day-of-election polls showing a Kerry landslide (and causing Ace to soil himself)?

Yeah. Real trustworthy. Now factor in the billion-way race going on...

Just A Thought: someone is obviously right; exit polls are unreliable in real elections, never mind in this goofy fake-pretend thingy, where the great bulk of exit-pollsters will be, of course, in the largest cities in Iowa, sprawling metropli like... DeMoines. But there will be no one at all checking in to see how the farflung rural precincts are voting.

But I'm not sure how much that matters. This isn't an election where projections in Iowa influence what happens in California. I suppose early buzz that, say, "Huckabee's running away with it!" or the like could make some (dumb, sheeplike) caucusers join the bandwagon.

So I guess the takeaway is if you are in Iowa, and you are dumb and weak (be honest with yourself come on, you know you are), you should not listen to anyone else but rather just follow your dumb, stupid, ignorant weak-willed heart.

Oh, and PS: None of this really matters all that much. This is a goofy frickin' fake election. It's only slightly more important than the surprise news that Ron Paul won the "MySpace Primary," in which all participants note their favored candidate and also their a/s/l.


digg this
posted by xgenghisx at 06:16 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
navycopjoe: "165 they come here twice a year always fun to wa ..."

rickl: "Check out this really nice XKCD cartoon. https: ..."

garrett: ">>it was the 4" pumps that really made the outfit. ..."

I love the non-changed climate, sexually.: "---Heh. Reading the polar-bear link, on the Fox ..."

CharlieBrown'sDildo: " Because I honestly have no idea what the whole g ..."

Misanthropic Humanitarian: "176 MisHum, would you mind putting up the fact tha ..."

Mike Hammer, etc., etc.: " Because I honestly have no idea what the whole gi ..."

Misanthropic Humanitarian: "152 Tucker behaves like he knows that his days are ..."

CN: "I've been thinking about that a lot lately. Becaus ..."

bluebell ~ get cooking, Horde!: "MisHum, would you mind putting up the fact that Me ..."

undocumented illegal SMOD: " U.S. judge orders special counsel to turn over ev ..."

Cicero (@cicero): "[i]I told him yes, but we didn't come up with that ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64