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Obama increased the % of the voting age population actually voting to 58% in 2008 - way above the recent historical range of 49-55% I referenced in the diary. I would expect this figure to go up again in 2012 - based on the ground game strategy I highlighted in this diary.

To take your argument to its logical conclusion: If 15% of the population is unemployed and has a lower propensity to vote and the 85% employed always vote in their own interests, why wouldn't he "natural" unemployment rate rise to 50% whereby the 50% employed vote more and always in their own interests?

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Nov 6th, 2012 at 07:25:21 AM EST
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