Anyone Surprised At Bias?

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    Of course not. There really is no excuse for the dems to not have a lot more voters when high school graduates get fed like lambs to the slaughter to our liberal academic institutions.
     
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    Do they mean UC Berkeley or the entire UC system? The percentages do not surprise me. However, the overall amounts are not very high considering the total amounts raised by all candidates.
     
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    There is an alternate explanation besides bias. Of course its one you refuse to even consider. But then again you aren't exactly unbiased yourself.
     
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    right. That would be?
     
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    favor toward one thing as oppossed to another is called bias. The giveing of those institutions is biased towards dems. There's no way around it.

    Why don't you throw out your 'alternative explanation' just for kicks.
     
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    Educated people at better universities tend to vote Democrat.

    By the way...the stats are a bit misleading as well, considering that if you look at the general population about 66% of all donations are to Democratic candidates for the '08 election. Next you'll be accusing the general populace of being biasd towards Democrats.
     
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    Its obvious she was saying there was an instituional bias, not just a bias in giving money. Your comment confirmed that.

    Domino, I suspect its just UC Berkeley or UCLA. I suspect the entire UC system has given more than that.
     
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    Gee, How did I know you were gonna say that. It couldn't also be because someone decided they only wanted to work 3/4 of the year and get paid to impart whatever they think to a bunch of impressionable kids could it. Being a teacher does not automatically translate into intelligence.
     
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    Who's the naive one now? You honestly don't beleive that bias tranlsates over into what gets taught in the classroom?
     

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