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Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Close only counts in horseshoes

Posted By on Tue, May 8, 2007 at 5:18 PM

Matilda's Advice and Rants, the irreverent northside blog, takes note of the turn-of-phrase adopted by DOG editorialists in the Little Rock school district controversy -- "narrow but willful majority." Narrowness is not an issue when a popular vote loser is crowned president or when the loser wins a subsequent election by a narrower margin than, percentagewise, the current LR School Board majority holds. Fun with math.

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