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  •  this, plus there were some other suggestions (0+ / 0-)

    on this topic in other diaries why they would pretend to be shocked. You see one mentioned here in the quote from Morris - 'all of this presupposes the other side doesn't steal it' - acting shocked helps reinforce that idea. Another is the focus on 'urban turnout' to reinforce that is wasn't whites who voted for the President. etc. etc.

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