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Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Excellent work from CB8421 over at DKos, who has been painstakingly tracking the Presidential vote totals since Election Day, as many states continue to count and count and count. Here’s the latest summary:
So what most people remember from election night is all those reports that the result was 52-47 or 52-48. The real margin is a full 7 points now, which adds up to more than 9.1 million votes in Obama’s favor.
As CD8421 notes, that’s a mandate.Go read the whole thing.
Sunday, November 09, 2008
Saturday, November 08, 2008
Oh, and please impound all the hard drives as evidence on Day 1. Kthxbai.
Thursday, November 06, 2008
Statement out from Sen. Reid ...
Hang a big red R around his neck and shove him out the door, Harry.
Damn, what a tool:
A commenter at FDL advises Reid, “It’s time to ‘settle all the family business.’”
Can we foreclose on the White House? The current occupant hasn’t been living up to the terms of his agreement.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008
Being President of the United States is kind of like being a community organizer, only with real responsibilities and 300 million people in your “community.”
Suck on that, Sarah and Rudy.
Monday, November 03, 2008
Wow. The day before the election, and John McCain is drawing crowds that can practically be counted by hand. From the St. Petersburg Times Florida Politics Blog a few minutes ago:
And a half-hour later:
Let’s hope it’s a short night, actually. I’m thinking a concession speech maybe around 8:04PM Arizona time?
Sunday, November 02, 2008
In a 1954 letter to his brother, Edgar Newton Eisenhower, President Dwight D. Eisenhower wrote:
That last line kinda rolls off the tongue, doesn’t it?
(via Open Left)
-- Thomas Jefferson, from a letter he sent in 1798 after the passage of the Sedition Act
A little patience indeed…
(originally posted here November 9, 2004, in the wake of that squeaker of an election, and oh man does that seem like an eternity ago)
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