I also like how you use the fallacy if we don't think it is your opinion we are brainwashed. Sorry, but I'm not brainwashed I'm just able to look at it objectionably. I never said your scenario wasnt a possibility, just that it isn't without question.
It's your opinion and you are free to it, but that doesn't make it fact by default.
New York special election: How Bob Turner won - Political Hotsheet - CBS NewsBecause far fewer people vote in special elections, they're always at least partly about turnout. Although without exit polls we cannot say precisely who voted or for whom, the Republicans took advantage of a strong environment for them while an early look suggests plenty of Democrats' regular voters seem to have stayed home, as Weprin failed to take advantage of a substantial numerical registration edge.