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Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2002 13:55:53 EST
Subject: Re: An odd addition to the axis of evil
> In a message dated 2/14/2002 6:01:47 PM Central Standard Time, Ray
> <email@example.com> writes:
> > Hello Vincent and Aaron,
> > I applaud you both on your in depth analysis of the right wing
> > mind. One of you claiming it was RU 486 and the other economics,
> and I
> > think there was someone else who said something about GATT. However
> > is a far simpler alternative. I would have to give the nod to the
> > of The Weekly Standard who I would assume understands his reader's
> minds a
> > bit better than any of us.
> > >Dear Ray,
> > >
> > >You weren't able to find the results to that Question of the Week
> > >the polls aren't archived for the public. But it's true: France was
> > >run-away winner.
> > >
> > >However, I'm not certain that our readers weren't just having a
> little bit
> > >of fun.
> > >
> > >Best,
> > >JVL
> > >
> Hi Ray.
> I interpret the editor's comments as political damage control in the
> wake of
> coverage in The Times, and probably in other publications. The editor
> surely aware of the criticisms of neo-conservative xenophobia and
> by more mainstream thinkers. An example is again the criticism that
> when Pat Robertson called Scotland a "dark land."
> It's also very unlikely that 41% of respondents would all think of the
> joke, and all play that joke on the same country. There are so many
> that any one of them would only be the butt of a much smaller
> percentage of
> the jokes.
> --Aaron Lynch
Depends on the wording of the question and the number of choices given.
I worked in the polling business for two years and I believe it could
have happened easily.
I occassionally have to eat sandwich of dark feathered bird. It's not
always fun but sometimes you are better off just keeping your mouth
closed while you chew it.
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