What’s the Difference Between a ‘Close Vote’ and a ‘Decisive’ Election Win?

The Washington Post answers that question with a resounding “four-tenths of one percent.”

When Barack Obama defeated John McCain 52.9 to 45.6 percent, the WaPo reported it as a near landslide win:


On Tuesday, when Scott Walker defeated Tom Barrett in the Wisconsin recall election by a margin of 53.2 to 46.3 percent, it was a squeaker:


Bias? What bias?

(h/t Newsbusters)

Author: Doug Powers

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