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Monday, May 07, 2007

French Election Rigged!

Liberal Freak-A-Zoid Wayne Madsen says the election of Nicolas Sarkozy as France's new President was rigged, according to his May 7, 2007 entry:

    Nicolas Sarkozy (whom are French intelligence sources have referred to a the "little French Hitler") will govern France with the help of two Silvio Berlusconi- and Rupert Murdoch-like billionaire neo-con French media moguls, Martin Bouygues and Arnaud Lagardere.

(Oh my, gasp, "media moguls" - how terrible. You mean like the USA's Sumner Redstone, CBS, Bob Wright, NBC, Bob Iger, ABC and the nefarious Ted Turner, CNN?)

    [...]

    The French election, from the start, has been plagued by election fraud -- bogus polling data, false exit polls, and electronic voting machine and machine counting irregularities were hallmarks of the first presidential election round. ES&S's I-Votronic machines were used in both elections across France. Only Sarkozy's party was supportive of the machines, with all the other political parties calling for a moratorium on their use. Turnout in the French election was 85 percent. With large turnouts historically favoring the left in France, the exit polling and actual polling were at odds with the turnout -- an indication of massive election fraud.

    [...]

    The electoral malfeasance of neo-cons in manipulating elections in France, Britain, Canada, the United States, Italy, Australia, Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico, and other countries will remain a problem until the people, acting through the power of progressive, anti-globalist, and anti-capitalist governments, seize control, via whatever means necessary, of the media, the voting and vote counting process, and the opinion polling mechanisms.

Or maybe Liberals just need to accept the fact that voters are tiring of Liberal candidates because of the costs and expenses - financially, emotionally and environmentally - associated with LIBERALISM.

'Ya think? Naaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw. If a Liberal loses, why, the election must have been rigged!

"Massive election fraud." Two Word Response: PROVE IT.

©2007

Comments:
So I have one question:

"With large turnouts historically favoring the left in France, the exit polling and actual polling were at odds with the turnout -- an indication of massive election fraud."

If the actual and the exit polling don't match why do we always question the actual polling? And if they did not match in the other direction would the socialists want to re-count?
 
You posit the great question, sir.

Like surveys about peoples' sex lives, people - as is human nature - is oftentimes not to tell the

truth to pollers.

Two recent examples of this come to mind. The Recall Referendum in 2004 in Venezuela to oust Hugo

Chavez as their president. Polls showed that a "majority" wanted him removed, yet the result of the

referendum was to not recall Chávez. Remeber who we're dealing with here - a dictator, not a

president elected by a majority of the popular vote. This is likely of a rigged election, no matter

what Jimmy Carter's Center For Democracy claimed as a "certified" election. My information for

this, by the way, comes from: http://www.answers.com/topic/venezuelan-recall-referendum-2004

The other interesting case involving exit polling is the UK's 1992 election where exit and opinion

polling pretty much solidly predicted a "hung parliament".
Source: http://www.answers.com/topic/united-kingdom-general-election-1992

What happened in the UK though, was "election resulted in a Conservative overall majority of 21, it

has been theorized that their victory could have been decided by only 1,241 votes distributed

between the 11 seats with the smallest Conservative majorities."
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election%2C_1992
(I'm in no way using Wiki as the "know-it-all" so please don't assume that. Wiki is a good source

for info, but since its information and data can be edited by anyone, info from Wiki should always

be verified by a second and even third source).

One also has to consider the polling organizations themselves, just as some people easily dismiss a

poll conducted by, say the Washington Post/Gallup compared to a poll say, by FOX News/The Wall

Street Journal.

Getting back to what people tell pollsters - I may be a cynic here, but I think human instinct is

to tell pollsters either what they think the pollsters want to hear or to tell the pollsters the

exact opposite of what they think they want to hear, just to toy with them.

If anyone else wants to join in on this topic of exit polling, by all means jump on in.
 
And this is I guess my other thought. How do you know which elections are fixed? Oh yeah When "Peanut Head" delares them as "certified."
 
You mean you don't implicity trust former President Carter, one that the Dems hail as one of the best president ever?

What's wrong with you?!? (sarcasm)
 
Now I thought Bubba was the "Best President Ever?" (more sarcasm)
 
heh - Touche'!
 
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