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Are these polls of likely voters?

Posted by Tom Haines, Globe Travel Writer  October 24, 2008 04:19 PM

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Well, no, but it's not like the people in the wider world don't have a stake in the upcoming US presidential election. A story in this Sunday's Boston Globe takes a look at the world view traveling students find. For something barely more scientific, check out this from Foreign Policy. And this, from The Economist, where even the land is covered by a sea of blue.
In voting at The Economist.com, Georgia, a solidly McCain country only a few days ago, is now only leaning McCain. Yet the Republican does hold a lead in seven countries, including Iraq and Cuba. Hmmm...maybe American votes are swinging this election, too.

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2 comments so far...
  1. Isn't checking how the rest of the world would vote about as useful as a primary in Puerto Rico?

    Posted by Waide October 25, 08 01:52 PM
  1. we really don't believe american voters really care about Rev. Wright and/or
    Bomber Bill Ayers's connection with B. Obama, both of course extremely anti-American. Here is the underline reason: United States of American is no
    longer a political entity, basically USA is a commerical entity at present time.
    Every thing is for sale/trade or to that effect: Congressman sell their votes
    for pork projects, Senator switch their vote for special interests groups. Federal and state Government officals use their posts for personal gain all the time.
    voters basically vote whoever can lower/eliminate their taxes, a legalized bibery.
    Patriotism is just a slogan, for show only in US. Here is a analogy: USA is live
    a Casino, both of it's management and it's customers really don't love the place.
    Customers merely want to have a good time and the management merely want
    to make more money, Whether they love the Casino is inrelevent.

    Posted by Japanese observer October 25, 08 02:34 PM
 
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