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KPHO in Arizona "knows" who is our next President!

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by spikechiquet, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. spikechiquet

    spikechiquet Well-Known Member

    At least according to some wackos on facebook:

    <img src="https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/304468_379528892124060_1260235196_n.jpg">

    Seriously...how stupid are people? Wait. Don't answer that.

    The station responded: https://www.facebook.com/KPHOCBS5NEWS?fref=ts

    Isn't it nice to be a part of the media and know the results of the election? Man we rule!

    Doesn't this happen at least once per election cycle?
  2. Norrin Radd

    Norrin Radd New Member

  3. mpcincal

    mpcincal Well-Known Member

    This reminds me of a letter to the editor I placed last week (I paginate most of the opinion pages for my shop).

    First off, we ran an editorial on the Bush tax cuts set to expire at the end of the year, and our editorial writer made the point that negotiations aren't going to pick up until "after Nov. 6, when we all know who the president is going to be."
    As in, when the lawmakers know for sure whether it will be Obama OR Romney, then they will know how to go about the negotiations.

    Then, we got this letter to the editor complaining that we already picked a winner for the election, and that maybe we should actually let the voters decide before calling the election a month early.

    Um, Mr. Intelligent Reader, we just said that there will be a winner decided on Nov. 7 (a pretty safe bet), not who it's going to be.
  4. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    The editorial's wording was poor and should have been "after the Nov. 6 presidential election." Instead it reads like a snarky post in this site's politics thread.
  5. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Let's just say, theoretically, I may have some inside knowledge of this...

    Yes, people are shockingly stupid. Apparently the station either (a) slipped up while preparing the fake numbers Obama will release while stealing the election, or (b) is trying to demoralize Romney voters to keep them away from the polls. Because obviously, either is more likely than (c) an engineer was testing the election software and someone hit the wrong button.

    Note to crazies: when you tell a station that you are NEVER WATCHING AGAIN!!!!! and your area code is out of state, it doesn't really shake 'em like you think.
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