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Yesterday, I was watching This Week With George Stephanopoulos (I already know he's a liberal. That's not the point).
On the show, George displayed two ABC News/Washington Post polls: one from 2004, and the other from 2008, of registered Republicans vs. registered Democrats.
• The 2004 poll showed that 37% of likely voters were registered Democrats, and the same amount of likely voters, 37%, were registered Republicans.
• The 2008 poll also showed that 37% of likely voters are registered Democrats, but now, only 29% of likely voters are now registered Republicans.
So what happened? Why didn't the party affiliation of likely voters go UP for the Democrats in the 2008 poll, while the party affiliation of Republican likely voters tanked in the 2008 poll? I'll tell you why: Because many frustrated conservatives left the Republican Party during the first two years of Bush's second term, and re-registered as either Conservative or Independent. Even Sean Hannity is no longer registered as a Republican! This happened because of liberal leglislation advocated by RINOs in congress and supported by the Bush White House. This is also why Republicans lost both houses of Congress back in 2006!
Are you still with me? OK. Good.
So what does any of this have to do with most of the polls being wrong??
First, let me start off by saying that Sarah Palin changed EVERYTHING, especially for conservatives. Most conservatives who were either not going to vote for McCain, or were undecided as to whether or not to even show up and vote, are now going to enthusiastically vote for John McCain, because Sarah Palin is a solid conservative. This includes conservatives who have left the Republican Party, and re-registered as something else.
Second, most public polls include a fixed percentage of Republican respondents and a fixed percentage of Democrat respondents, based on an actual number of registered Republican voters vs. an actual number of registered Democrat voters.
BUT WHAT ABOUT THOSE RE-REGISTERED FORMER REPUBLICANS AND CONSERVATIVES WHO NOW PLAN ON VOTING FOR THE McCAIN/PALIN TICKET?? ARE THEY FACTORED INTO ANY OF THESE PUBLIC POLLS WITH A WEIGHTED VALUE?? DON'T FORGET, THESE VOTERS ARE NO LONGER REGISTERED REPUBLICANS!
HOW CAN ANY PUBLIC POLL THAT PLACES A WEIGHED VALUE ON PARTY REGISTRATION, YET TOTALLY IGNORES McCAIN/PAILN VOTERS WHO HAVE LEFT THE REPUBLICAN PARTY WITHIN THE LAST 3-4 YEARS, BE CONSIDERED AN ACCURATE REPRESENTATION OF THE ELECTORATE??
The point is, just go out and VOTE! I don't even care if the polls say that the "Messiah" is ahead by 20, or even 30 points in your state, or if those Obama robots in the liberal media keep saying that it's over. Just go vote! I have already proven in this thread that most public polls are wrong because of poor methodology. So now, no conservative on this forum can make up any excuse to not go out to the polls on November 4th and VOTE!!