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Moore writes: "Whether the polls are good news or bad news, no one has any friggin' idea how things are truly going to turn out on Tuesday."

Michael Moore. (photo: Where to Invade Next)
Michael Moore. (photo: Where to Invade Next)


I Implore Everyone, Please Ignore the Polls and Pundits

By Michael Moore, Michael Moore's Facebook Page

05 November 18

 

implore everyone, as I did two years ago during the 2016 election -- PLEASE IGNORE THE POLLS and the PUNDITS!Whether the polls are good news or bad news, no one has any friggin' idea how things are truly going to turn out on Tuesday. We might crush Trump and the Republicans with historic numbers -- or they may keep control of the House by one seat!

Here's how crazy the polling is. In this week's NY Times/Siena poll of the Senate race in Texas between Beto and Beelzebub, the pollsters reached out to 51,983 Texans to find out who they're voting for. Only 800 people would give them an answer! And of the 7,219 young voters (18-29 yrs old) they "polled", only 66 responded! That's not a typo -- just 66 gave them an answer!!! The pollsters admit there is just no way to call this election.

So YOU call it! You take it over! Start right now. Write to everyone on your cell phone contact list who's a Dem or a nonvoter and remind them to vote.

Or what if you did this:

Right now, just leave your home and go randomly knock on every door on your street (or in your apartment building or go to a nearby town if you live in a rural area). Introduce yourself and tell them you are not from any campaign, it's just that you couldn't sit around any more:

"I'm your neighbor and I'm sorry to interrupt your Sunday but I just wanted to share with you how much I love this country and although I've got my complaints about it, I know that we are heading to a very bad place if we all don't do something now. We have a man in the White House who behaves with such cruelty and vulgarity -- so much so that every time he comes on the TV, I have to take my children out of the room or turn it off. I am not a partisan. I am not a "Democrat." I just know that it is dangerous to have just one party in control of EVERYTHING. The Republicans have the White House, the Senate, the House, the Supreme Court and most of all the 50 state governments. A one-party system isn't a democracy, so if you could find it in your heart to vote for some Democrats on Tuesday -- well, that's what I'm going to do. Even things out a bit, make sure all voices are heard -- yours, mine, the people we disagree with -- and put a check on the President who seems to think he's above the law and has the power to change the Constitution with the stroke of a pen. Plus, we have to tone down his anger and his words because it's creating a climate of hate and people are getting killed. None of us want to live in a country like the one we lived in last week with people slaughtered while worshiping and opponents of the President getting bombs in the mail. What do think?"

And then listen to them. Have a real conversation. Agree with the things they're saying that sorta make sense and then leave them with a smile, a handshake and a reminder to "let's give the Democratic candidates for Congress and Senate on the ballot a try --just this once. And if he/she is no good, we'll get rid of 'em in 2 years! Enjoy your Sunday!"

I'm heading out to do that right now! How 'bout you?

For Tuesday,

Michael Moore

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+2 # Robbee 2018-11-05 19:18
Please Ignore the Polls and Pundits, Michael Moore, 05 November 18

- michael, for this wisdom, thanks!

msm is also reporting that the dnc poured billions into this campaign, which will turn out to be the big lie that no network apologizes for!

"if i don't vote tomorrow morning of election day", as robbee always says, "call the president!"
 
 
0 # Robbee 2018-11-06 14:27
hey michael, here in michigan, are we blest?

we have distinctly progressive candidates on the ballot!

plus 2 or 3 ballot proposals - envy of other states! -

prop 2 - to end gerrymandering effective 2020 census!

prop 3 - to make it far easier to register and vote!

prop 1, recreational m j, will get all the news coverage?

but other states can go a long way to restoring democracy, by following our lead? as we ride on shoulders of states who preceded us?

L E T S - P A R T Y !
 

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