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    Do rally sizes equate to the likely popular vote?

    As someone recently noted, the size of each presidential candidate's rallies, as the election approaches, is usually a good proxy for who will win the election--at least, the popular vote.

    But a reasonable counter-argument is that not that many people are enthusiastic about Joe Biden, so his rallies are really quite small; but there are many Never Trumpers who will vote for Biden, nonetheless--even though they decline to show up at his rallies.

    Thoughts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pjohns View Post
    As someone recently noted, the size of each presidential candidate's rallies, as the election approaches, is usually a good proxy for who will win the election--at least, the popular vote.

    But a reasonable counter-argument is that not that many people are enthusiastic about Joe Biden, so his rallies are really quite small; but there are many Never Trumpers who will vote for Biden, nonetheless--even though they decline to show up at his rallies.

    Thoughts?
    Thoughts.

    The Democrats have to commit vote fraud on an epic scale to win...which is pretty obvious what they are actively doing, to even the least discerning eye.

    Yes. President Trump has an enormous amount of people who attend his rallies and an enormous amount of people who also view on line during those rallies.
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    Hillary Clinton had a hard time filling up school gyms and the media was doctoring photos to make it look like there were more people than there really were, but she still managed to win the popular vote. Biden's not bringing in crowds because he's not making himself available to the public; he's only holding low-key, controlled appearances that are only open to a select few reporters. And I would suspect that many people voting for Biden aren't even enthusiastic about him; they just want someone-- ANYONE-- to replace Trump.
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    You both have expressed my thoughts.

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    I would tend to think the crowds and enthusiasm ARE a good indication of who will win, but then I think of Bernie Sanders who had more voter enthusiasm than Biden yet Biden beat him easily at the polls. I think the size of the rally crowds and the level of mania for a particular candidate go up when that candidate is more EXTREME - not the wishy-washy "trying to please everyone" type like Clinton or Biden. The candidate that gets the kind of FERVOR Trump does is because we believe he's the only thing standing between us and socialism (which is TRUE).

    Trump represents patriotism, Sanders represented socialism, both are REVOLUTIONARIES in that respect. Biden represents, well, we're not really SURE? The only thing for sure is he's BORING. Still I'm afraid that many who will not attend his rallies will vote for him.


    To put it another way, if Trump wins, he's NOT going to win by as many votes as the ratio between the size of his rallies compared to Biden's, which is like HUNDREDS to one. So that kind of sober's me a bit when looking at the difference in rally attendance.
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    We know massive vote fraud is occurring, and little is being done to stop it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by teeceetx View Post
    We know massive vote fraud is occurring, and little is being done to stop it.

    Actually the word is that a LOT of voter's are NOT returning their ballots as soon as expected. I'm not sure if that's good or bad for us, but it could be that people who are lazy about voting in person are also proving to be lazy about even filling out the ballots and sending them in. I'm betting that those voters are mainly DEMS, as Trump voters are more fervent and likely to show up at the polls anyway.
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    Do rally sizes equate to the likely popular vote?

    No.

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    Quote Originally Posted by teeceetx View Post
    We know massive vote fraud is occurring, and little is being done to stop it.
    No it isn't. Not happening.

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    Oh, I'll betcha Trump has his finger on the pulse of this election. He's aware of voter fraud. He's looking for it.
    I think the landslide will negate any shenanigans.

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