Nov. 6 Election

I have a prediction about the election tomorrow, it will not be close.  Obama will win re-election and there will not be even the slightest of concerns about recounts.  Why am I willing to say this?  See below.

Who benefits from a close watched race that is “down to the wire” “too close to call” “could lead to an electoral nightmare.”  Marketers.  Marketers take all forms, from PACs to advertising agents in Ohio and especially to our never ending news cycle.  These places thrive on having people’s utmost attention, which is exactly what we give them when we hear, “Candidate ‘A’ could win the popular vote but lose the electoral college” and we are sure to read/listen to the next line.  This is all information created with the purpose of getting our attention and nothing more.

Information exists for a reason.  A close watched race means that some people are going to profit wildly.  If there is something that people can make money off of you can bet your   sweet bippy that they (the money makers) will find some way to exploit it, thus elections.  Yes, Obama did terrible in the first debate but not enough to lose this election.  The ‘razor thin election’ we are witnessing is a fraud.  This will not be close.  Period.

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About Nicholas Wyant

I am the Head of Social Sciences at Indiana University Wells Library. I am responsible for Political Science, Criminal Justice & Social Work. In addition to my subject areas I also study student's interaction with technology. Recently, I have altered my methods from a sociological perspective to an anthropological one.
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1 Response to Nov. 6 Election

  1. John Elson says:

    I’m late in replying, but you were correct sir. Nate Silver was 50 for 50 in his state by state predictions. Bravo to you both!

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