Could "Dewey Defeats Truman" happen today?

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    with all of the exit-polling and the instantaneous media??

    don't think so
     
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    Um, I think it did in 2000.
     
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    I would have voted forTruman myself.

    Dewey was as exciting as the puppet in a wedding cake.
     
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    Only Huey!!!
     
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    I would have voted for FDR in 1940 and1944 -and Truman in 1948.

    Probably also forJFK in 1960.
     
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    I didn'tlearn aboutJFKs infidelities for years after his death.

    Was dissappointed.

    BUT - at the timeofhis assn - has fessed up to Jackie (recal how radient she looked on Nov 22, 1963)

    Will never forgetthat day
     
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    Truman wasn't any great shakes - but Dewey - c.mon.........................................
     
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    Didn't this already happen with the healthcare law?
     

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