Why do you do the things you do?

Per my earlier post, it should be obvious that I’m thinking about politics and religion. I’m also thinking about motivation. I know why I do certain things, and I think I have a good handle on the motivations of a lot of the people I know, be they people from work, church, or other friends. People are complex in a lot of ways, but not all of life is enigmatic.

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Exit polls are funny

We’re watching CNN at FnC while Brian talks (he was willing to have it running silently in the background so people would come instead of staying home), and it’s been really funny to see the results popping up.

Iowa has been projected for Obama with 0% of precincts reporting. It’s absurd. But to help balance that, Utah has been called for McCain… also with 0% of precincts reporting.

Even better are places like New Mexico, which has been declared for Obama despite the fact that only 6% of precints have reported in and McCain is currently beating Obama by 2 to 1.

We know how horribly inaccurate exit polls are, so why do they keep reporting on them?