As if we weren't already the laughing stock of the Nation...

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  1. Dayton Kitchens

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    They wanted Strange but ended up with stranger....
  2. Dayton Kitchens

    Dayton Kitchens Banned

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    At any rate, IIRC Jones will have to run for reelection in 2020. With any luck the state Republican Party will find a reasonable sane candidate and get rid of Jones.
  3. ohdeve the obvious dual

    ohdeve the obvious dual FUCK YO GRAPES!

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    This write in business sounds very similar to the "But Hillary won the popular vote" caveat the Democrats were whining about last year. True, but irrelevant. So to all butthurt Moore supporters, I can only say GET OVER IT YOU LOST KEK LOL
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    FTFY.
  5. ohdeve the obvious dual

    ohdeve the obvious dual FUCK YO GRAPES!

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  6. Stallion

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    The backtracking dribble is funny but what is astounding is that he (your man) never fails to make it all about him...... "I was right" and then qualify's it with some get out..... "the cards were stacked against him"

    Really, whats his ego problem? Small cock? picked on at school by girls?

    Needs a swift kick in the balls to be honest.
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  7. Ancalagon

    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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  8. Dayton Kitchens

    Dayton Kitchens Banned

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    Probably both.
  9. Zombie

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    The write-in was large enough to cover the spread between Moore and Jones.

    If even half of those write-ins vote for Moore than Moore is Senator.

    So yes the write-ins did have an affect on the election.
  10. ohdeve the obvious dual

    ohdeve the obvious dual FUCK YO GRAPES!

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    Sure. Like I said: true, but irrelevant. Jones won, Moore lost.
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    Tererun Troll princess and Magical Girl

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  12. K.

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    As they always do. In this case, they even had an effect. And @ohdeve is right: Both are now irrelevant.
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  13. Zombie

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    Of course it's irrelevant now but it doesn't change my initial opinion. Doug Jones should be thanking all those people who did a write-in vote. Without them he's not a Senator.
  14. ohdeve the obvious dual

    ohdeve the obvious dual FUCK YO GRAPES!

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    Who cares?
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  15. Zombie

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    All the people who didn't want Moore as a Senator.

    And your mama.
  16. Man Afraid of his Shoes

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    Okay. So can we all agree that if half of the people that voted against Moore had voted for Moore, he would have won?
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  17. Cobalt

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    The above is incorrect.

    Jones 49.9%
    Moore 48.4%
    Write In 1.7%
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  18. Zombie

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    :what:

    This isn't really my week. :ramen:

    Okay if almost all the write-ins went to Moore he'd be Senator.
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  19. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf I am the Seaman, I am the Walrus, Qu-Qu-Qapla'!

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    I've reported you all for math in the Red Room.
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  20. tafkats

    tafkats That'll put marzipan in your pie plate, bingo! Moderator

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    And that scenario requires over 20,000 people to have been so befuddled by this ballot --

    Screenshot_20171213-183425.jpg

    -- that they wrote in a guy whose name was already on the ballot, and immediately above the write-in line, no less.

    Even for Alabama, that seems like a stretch.
  21. Elwood

    Elwood I know what I'm about, son.

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    I think he means if they had voted for Moore instead of writing in a candidate.
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  22. tafkats

    tafkats That'll put marzipan in your pie plate, bingo! Moderator

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    Got it -- misunderstood the post.
  23. Zombie

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    If the write-in people had instead voted for Moore he'd be Senator.
  24. ohdeve the obvious dual

    ohdeve the obvious dual FUCK YO GRAPES!

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    A write in vote against Moore was still a vote against Moore.

    I think you're overstating the importance of the write in votes to the outcome. The real takeaway is that a lot of voters stayed home.
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  26. Nova

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    No see the Governor is a...*shudder*....WOMAN.

    A lucky Lt. Gov who move up when the Luv Guv got booted.

    Roy will be happy to tell them it's sinful to have a woman in office.
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  27. Nova

    Nova livin on the edge of the ledge Writer

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    Your maths, they are flawed.
  28. Nova

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    how do you know that if forced into a binary choice all of them would have voted for Moore? (as opposed to staying home for one obvious alternative)
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