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Um: 49% of Republicans Think
the 2012 Election Was Stolen?

Townhall, by Daniel Doherty

Original Article

Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/4/2012 9:40:47 PM

Yes, we lost. But I don’t think it’s necessarily fair to say that ACORN stole the election, do you? PPP´s first post election national poll finds that Republicans are taking the results pretty hard...and also declining in numbers. 49% of GOP voters nationally say they think that ACORN stole the election for President Obama. We found that 52% of Republicans thought that ACORN stole the 2008 election for Obama, so this is a modest decline, but perhaps smaller than might have been expected given that ACORN doesn´t exist anymore.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 12/4/2012 9:44:07 PM     (No. 9048923)

Sounds low.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: msctex1, 12/4/2012 9:44:28 PM     (No. 9048925)

I will never be convinced enough minds were not changed over the last four years to put that man out of office. Something is very, very wrong.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: janylou, 12/4/2012 9:52:27 PM     (No. 9048944)

Although the name Acorn may not exist, the org still does. I cannot believe that Romney got less votes than McPain as he was a better candidate. And that donkey, Obomination, is running around like he won in a landslide when he also got less votes.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: 4Justice, 12/4/2012 9:53:52 PM     (No. 9048949)

Nobody said it was ACORN that did it, you idiot!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Yephora, 12/4/2012 10:02:50 PM     (No. 9048967)

Townhall sets up a strawman and knocks it down.
How very progressive-like.
OF COURSE it was stolen!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: harleynyc, 12/4/2012 10:17:15 PM     (No. 9048984)

Democrat voter fraud is wise spread, and comes in many forms. How about the 140% turn out in St. Lucie county Fl. Or 90% of Philly precincts with not one vote for Romney. Or witnessed rigged voting machines, dead voters, animals, senile and mentally handicapped led into voting booths ? seiu busing voters from one county to another to vote again. Lost or denied military ballots. All done in critical swing states.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dman, 12/4/2012 10:17:18 PM     (No. 9048986)

Try the labor unions and other Chicago pals.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TexasRed, 12/4/2012 10:30:57 PM     (No. 9048999)

Name one voting machine glitch that turned up Romney when Obama was voted for. On the other hand, thousands of Obamas showed up for Romney votes. People in Ohio even learned they had already voted.
Stolen -49% is way low!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: dolphin, 12/4/2012 10:34:42 PM     (No. 9049004)

Of course they stole this election as well as the last one.

My country no longer exists.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: eorsc, 12/4/2012 10:39:56 PM     (No. 9049012)

Make no mistake-those people from ACORN are still around under different organization names.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: annie xango, 12/4/2012 10:43:01 PM     (No. 9049019)

ACORN is far from dead..as we found out!!!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 12/4/2012 10:49:15 PM     (No. 9049027)

What´s this guy; some kind of political suppository? Of course it was stolen, bonehead...

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Reply 13 - Posted by: eoddad, 12/4/2012 10:49:44 PM     (No. 9049028)

Bigger issue than vote fraud is media corruption that does not hold this administration accountable. I spent today (in mandatory annual training) hearing about government accountability and transparency. At a time when this government acts like there are NO checks and balances, the agency I work for sells the little people a bill of goods about Good Government. The disconnect is amazing.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: hot coffee, 12/4/2012 10:51:30 PM     (No. 9049031)

I early-voted here in Ohio and saw the fraud first-hand.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Dallasobg, 12/4/2012 10:52:45 PM     (No. 9049035)

Yes, I think the election was stolen. And the Republicans did nothing. Nothing.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: locarno, 12/4/2012 10:59:36 PM     (No. 9049045)

This is a lousy article. I don´t know who this Doherty guy is, but the snarkiness level of this is worthy of CNN, not Townhall. And FYI Daniel, the GOP´s best shot at retaking the Senate was in 2012, not 2014. And we´ve seen the results. 2014 isn´t going to be any better than 2012, and we can probably forget about 2016 as well. Until we tackle the entitlement culture head on, the GOP will be lucky to win anything, let alone a national election.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: bogeegolf, 12/4/2012 11:03:15 PM     (No. 9049048)

Surival of the most corrupt

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby, 12/4/2012 11:03:33 PM     (No. 9049049)

Just remember, in the last two years there have been 14 convictions of Democrat´s being convicted to every 1 conviction of a Republican.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: texaspast, 12/4/2012 11:07:20 PM     (No. 9049052)

So Townhall is now of the ´if you can´t beat them, join them´ persuasion? What´s up with that, Danny? Afraid you would be so outre´ in Washington if someone thought you were actually one of THOSE conservatives? Call up Andrew Sullivan. You guys will certainly have lots to talk about!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Catherine, 12/4/2012 11:08:34 PM     (No. 9049054)

Take away multiple voters in states where no ID is required. Take away illegal aliens. Take away computer hacking. What do you have? Romney won. But the gutless wonders (aka Republican elite) won´t fight. I blame them for the mess we´re in as much as the democrats.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Starlifter Nav, 12/4/2012 11:12:14 PM     (No. 9049060)

Tried to Email this slug some facts... but the "Email The Writer" feature freezes and fails after two sentences.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Safari Man, 12/4/2012 11:19:58 PM     (No. 9049066)

One of the biggest problems is we have no way to do any integrity checks to confirm that results are valid. In most cases, there´s no paper trail at all, and its far too easy to hack the network of the voting system to alter the results. Does anyone think that for the control of a $5 Trillion budget the dims wouldn´t devise ways to hack the voting system?


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Reply 23 - Posted by: Crosscut, 12/4/2012 11:25:47 PM     (No. 9049074)

The votes of a bunch of government parasites put Obama in office. These are voters who should not have been let anywhere near a voting booth.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: nocuol, 12/4/2012 11:48:36 PM     (No. 9049107)

Count me among the 49%. The documented evidence for widespread voter fraud in key swing states is overwhelming.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: downtowngal, 12/4/2012 11:48:41 PM     (No. 9049108)

My theory...As NO ONE has EVER given the American people a complete and accurate accounting of the Eight Hundred Billion dollar stimulus money, I believe a BIG hunk of the money was passed out to labor unions who now have unlimited seed money for their GOTV efforts. We´ve heard reports from citizen´s who witnessed busloads of Somali´s at the polls. Who paid for the buses? Were these voters coming to the polls as an act of good citizenship or were they paid? What about early voting...that seems like an invitation to cheat for anyone dishonest.

Yes, I´m disgusted with the Dem´s but equally disqusted with a Republican party incapable of foreseeing the very real possibility that the Dem´s would cheat! Where were the poll watchers and the ARMY of attorney´s I expected to see challenging irregularities?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 12/4/2012 11:52:26 PM     (No. 9049113)

Of course it was stolen, but if there had been an uproar the ignorant Obama voters would have rioted and probably burned a few cities flat. They will riot soon enough when they discover how badly they have screwed themselves. I give it about a year. Arm yourselves.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 12/4/2012 11:56:23 PM     (No. 9049118)

How about we all Google "voter fraud St. Lucie" and see if there´s any other explanation for the 140% "turnout". Of course, it could be that Florida´s Republican Governor and Secretary of State are complicit in the anti-Romney conspiracy. In that case, the ringleader must be Romney himself since he has refused to take any action to correct this egregious violation of his rights and ours. I find it implausible that Romney would allow any such thing. Mitt Romney is many things, but he is not someone who would stand by and let his opponent win by cheating. Romney knows he lost. His supporters should acknowledge that and stop trying to retroactively stuff the ballot box in his name.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Japanorama, 12/4/2012 11:57:01 PM     (No. 9049120)

Perhaps this results from the fact that the money we earn to support our children is extorted from us by the various levels of government, to give to the shiftless and their swarms of future beggars, who doubtlessly will vote themselves a larger share of our paychecks.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Poliskeptic, 12/5/2012 12:12:48 AM     (No. 9049141)

"think" Think? Isn´t there a way we can find out for sure? It feels like it was stolen.....

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Coach, 12/5/2012 12:26:24 AM     (No. 9049155)

Reaching for straws.

I think conservatives are just having a hard time accepting that the majority of the electorate are morons.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Safari Man, 12/5/2012 12:38:55 AM     (No. 9049165)

I think #31 is confused -- this is not DailyKos.


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Reply 32 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 12/5/2012 3:15:47 AM     (No. 9049236)

31 is raving. The GOP didn´t do any of that.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/5/2012 10:32:44 AM     (No. 9049737)

Acorn still exits under other names, make no mistake about that!

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Reply 34 - Posted by: drkillj0y, 12/5/2012 12:51:58 PM     (No. 9050088)

+1

And it´s more than just ACORN

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LOS ANGELES — David Brenner, the gangly, toothy-grinned "Tonight Show" favorite whose brand of observational comedy became a staple for other standup comedians, including Jerry Seinfeld and Paul Reiser, died Saturday. He was 78. Brenner, who had been fighting cancer, died peacefully at his home in New York City with his family at his side, according to Jeff Abraham, his friend and publicist. "David Brenner was a huge star when I met him and he took me under his wing. To me, historically, he was the godfather of hip, observational comedy," comedian Richard Lewis said in a statement. "He mentored me


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