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Old 01-03-2012, 04:12 PM
Don Zeko Don Zeko is offline
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Default Re: Predictions for 2012?

Originally Posted by TwinSwords View Post
White conservatives gave 39 electoral votes to the segregationist Strom Thurmond in the 1948 election. Thurmond won 87% of the popular vote in Mississippi, 80% in Alabama, 72% in South Carolina, and 49% in Louisiana.
If we're discussing the 1948 election in the Deep South, should the word 'vote' have scare quotes around it?
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