6 Bizarre Factors that Predict the Presidential Election

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    6 Bizarre Factors that Predict Every Presidential Election

    Despite what the pundits, talking heads and NPR tell you, the presidential election is still a crapshoot. You think you know what's going to happen, then BAM! The president of the United States takes a Xanax/Thanksgiving turkey cocktail before a debate. Wouldn't it be great if you could shut out that political noise and predict the outcome of every presidential election based on completely ridiculous and arbitrary factors?
    Guess what? You totally can. Just go by ...
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    1 on this list is BS (Cracked's Academy Awards criterion is very subjective), 2 haven't happened yet (Vigo County Indiana results, the last Redskins home game), but the remaining 3 all point to a victory for....

    I'll let you read. Before anyone gets too upset or worked up, these are correlation, not causation, and rules like this are made to be broken.
     
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    so what do they say about this year?
     
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    They all say Obama.
     
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    nope redskins lost at home...that says romney.....now what?
     
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    and i like how when you are left to your own devices.....you come up with the wrong answer
     
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    To strollingbones: I say:

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    The problem with it is that all the lifeboats have been deployed the first time.
     
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    To Dr. Traveler: I like this one best of all:

     
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    The ones that had been available up to posting this said Obama, namely the Scholastic Reader poll, the Halloween mask totals, and the Olympics. The Redskins home game went Romney.

    So what's left now is Vigo County Indiana, which happens on the day of the election. So that's not really that fun.

    Thanks for bumping this. I was going to bump it today with the Redskins result.
     

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