Tuesday, November 06
Today we find exactly how hopelessly skewed the mainstream media is.* Ace was commenting on a recent CNN poll that showed Obama and Romney in a tie - with party affiliation at D+11. Which is crazy; you'd have to have Democrat turnout at levels higher even than 2008, and at the same time have Independents splitting 2:1 in favour of Romney.
The polls and news reports are wrong, we know that. Today's the day we find out how wrong.
Update: Less wrong than I might have hoped, based on early returns. Mmf.
Update: The results are in, and while the polls may have been wrong, they weren't that wrong. It's going to be a long four years.
Meanwhile, in Australia.... Uh, we had a horse race. With actual horses.
* Is? Are? Stupid language.
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Are. Media is the plural of medium. Newspapers, TV, radio, I'm sure I've bored you by now, heh.
Posted by: Rick C at Wednesday, November 07 2012 10:21 AM (WQ6Vb)
the plural of medium.
Posted by: Pixy Misa at Wednesday, November 07 2012 11:24 AM (PiXy!)
Latinate plurals become singularized in English over time. And that is what is happening right now with media. While some will get uppity about it they are fighting a lost cause. Get used to it folks.
PS.Not falling for the preview trap again.
Posted by: Tombei The Mist at Wednesday, November 07 2012 03:33 PM (hGCqM)
Pixy: I did that on purpose; I'm glad you've internalized it.
Posted by: RickC at Wednesday, November 07 2012 11:16 PM (WQ6Vb)
Alternatively: "the word media is the plural form of the word medium."
I know I must be covered with one of those.
Posted by: RickC at Wednesday, November 07 2012 11:17 PM (WQ6Vb)
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