Talk:Prison inmate wins 41% against President Obama in West Virginia primary

Latest comment: 11 years ago by Pi zero in topic "Nearly defeats"?

Distracted edit

I got a little distracted last night after I put up the under review template. I'm source-checking the article right now. Bddpaux (talk) 14:14, 10 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I've sent........ edit

.....the author a quick clarification question.......awaiting his response before making a formal decision on this one. Bddpaux (talk) 14:29, 10 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Review of revision 1495582 [Not ready] edit

The January 28 source shows how many votes Judd received in the 2008 Idaho primary.--William S. Saturn (talk) 18:14, 10 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Was there possibly another source that verified the vote total?--William S. Saturn (talk) 18:35, 10 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Review of revision 1495870 [Passed] edit

"Nearly defeats"? edit

"Nearly defeats" is not the approach taken by any of the sources. I don't think that winning an election 60:40 is a narrow victory, or that Judd could reasonably be said to be "just shy" of Obama's total votes. The headline and the content doesn't strike me as showing an article adhering to a neutral point of view. Bencherlite (talk) 21:53, 10 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Do you have any corrective measure(s) to suggest? --Pi zero (talk) 22:12, 10 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Inmate wins 41% of votes in West Virginia Democratic Primary as a title, and "just shy" cut out and maybe replaced with something of the ilk of simply being "defeated by [Obama]"? How does that square with everyone? Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 22:22, 10 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Works for me. --Pi zero (talk) 22:26, 10 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
And me. Don't forget to change the headline and blurb on the main page. Bencherlite (talk) 22:37, 10 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
All   Done and sighted. :) Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 23:03, 10 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Lovely. Thanks to you both. Bencherlite (talk) 23:11, 10 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
When I titled the article, it was shaping up to be 43-57. I think 'President Obama' should be in the title due to the fact that this was done to the sitting president.--William S. Saturn (talk) 00:20, 11 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Okay, I sighted that. But renaming post-publication is double plus ungood; we really ought to be reserving it for extreme circumstances. I really hope we're done futzing with this. --Pi zero (talk) 00:51, 11 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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