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    Can we now, finally, take the question if polls are correct, off of the table? We don't know what the final % count was, but so far, every single state poll was correct.
     
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    Pretty much.

    What made McCain think he could win Pennsylvania?

    Scaring the coal miners?
     
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    I don't think McCain ever thought he could win Pennsylvania; I think he just didn't expect to win all the real swing states and thus felt he needed a fairly large democratic state in order to win. There were a few states such as Nevada and Colorado that were included in the list of swing states but were pretty much guaranteed to go for Obama.

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    i guess we need to figure out why the polls were wrong for 2004? Did they ever figure that out?
     
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    Uh, they weren't. Most of them predicted Bush within 2-4 points.
     
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    there were a few key states where the polls were way off....

    maybe that was the exit polls?
     
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    Zogby had Kerry winning Iowa and Florida...but that's zogby for ya. He's about as accurate as a blind archer.
     

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