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Re^4: Sainthood via Seniority Simulation

by chaoticset (Chaplain)
on Oct 24, 2004 at 22:28 UTC ( #402093=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Sainthood via Seniority Simulation
in thread Sainthood via Seniority Simulation

Exactly how well-informed do you think most voters happen to be?

You are what you think.

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Re^5: Sainthood via Seniority Simulation
by apotheon (Deacon) on Oct 25, 2004 at 00:56 UTC
    Not very. Most of them have never heard of, for instance, Michael Badnarik or David Cobb. Many are not aware that John Kerry's current plan for total withdrawal from Iraq is more long-term than Bush's current plan, and that he supports renewing the USA PATRIOT Act. Many are not aware that Bush supports renewing the federal assault weapon ban.

    I have a question for you: Why do you ask?

    - apotheon
    CopyWrite Chad Perrin
      Remember, this is *perl*monks, not *politic*monks. Please leave it at the door.
        Someone asked. I answered. I never said anyone should vote for someone in particular — I just pointed out that most voters are uninformed.

        - apotheon
        CopyWrite Chad Perrin
      I ask because the implication that uninformed voters is bad would only seem logical if you believed that most voters were well-informed to begin with.

      You are what you think.

        How do you figure? It seems to me that the more uninformed voters there are, the less the votes of the informed can make a positive difference.

        - apotheon
        CopyWrite Chad Perrin

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