Random notes on a bad night.If you went to bed before 4 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on November 3, you are not allowed to call yourself a political junkie.
Two words everyone in America will learn to despise: provisional ballot.
So, what have we learned? Apparently Republicans have cellphones, too.
If you liked the last four years, you're going to LOVE the next four. If you didn't, time to learn either Spanish or Canadian.
Fun new anagram anagram [Gr.,=something read backward], rearrangement of the letters of a word or words to make another word or other words. A famous Latin anagram was an answer made out of a question asked by Pilate. : TCTC TCTC The Cooper Temple Clause (band)
TCTC Too Close to Call
TCTC Twin Cities Tandem Club (Minnesota)
TCTC Tri-County Telephone Company (New Richmond, Indiana) . Too close to call.
The exit polls were mostly wrong in states with electronic voting machines. But the exit polls were wrong? Hmmmm.
Best campaign joke: "Every time you vote Republican, God kills a kitten."
In the 2000 election, only 17 percent of the total vote came from eighteen to twenty-nine-years-olds. But in this election, with all the attendant hype about galvanizing galvanizing, process of coating a metal, usually iron or steel, with a protective covering of zinc. Galvanized iron is prepared either by dipping iron, from which rust has been removed by the action of sulfuric acid, into molten zinc so that a thin layer of the zinc the youth vote, it's estimated a whole 17 percent of the total vote came from eighteen to twenty-nine-years-olds.
Bush lost Pennsylvania after forty-four trips. And he was leading there when he started. Has anybody ever considered that a politician can visit a state too many times?
I ended up switching between ABC ABC
in full American Broadcasting Co.
Major U.S. television network. It began when the expanding national radio network NBC split into the separate Red and Blue networks in 1928. , CBS (Cell Broadcast Service) See cell broadcast. , and CNN CNN
or Cable News Network
Subsidiary company of Turner Broadcasting Systems. It was created by Ted Turner in 1980 to present 24-hour live news broadcasts, using satellites to transmit reports from news bureaus around the world. because they were the only ones to refuse to call Ohio for Bush.
Best Dan Rather lines of election night: "Beat him like a rented mule." "Hotter than a Times Square Rolex."
"Don't know whether to wind our watch or bark at the moon."
I was hoping Bush was going to win the popular vote but lose the electoral vote, and how'd you like to be the one having to explain it to him.
It was reported that Iowa quit counting ballots because some of the counters got tired. They got tired? They should have tried watching CNN until dawn.
It was weird to see the Kerry campaign dismantle party headquarters in Boston's Copley Square before any clear winner was called. The hell was that? Were they that worried about getting the deposit on their folding chairs back?
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The good news is: Air America still has a raison d'etre.
The bad news is: So does Michael Moore.
More good news: Senator John Kerry won't have Republican Governor Mitt Romney appoint his successor.
More bad news: three Supreme Court justices.
The final bit of good news: Hillary Clinton in 2008.
The final bit of bad news: Hillary Clinton in 2008.
Anybody up for two out of three?
When Will Durst gets a shitload shit·load
n. Vulgar Slang
A large amount; a lot. of incredibly bad news, he responds, "I'm going to Disney World. "No, really.