Posts from November 3, 2004

‘Teresa, what’s the number for the White House?’

‘Teresa, what’s the number for the White House?’

: Well, it’s 1a and it’s about time for the concessions call and speech.

One vote left

One vote left

: At 1a, NBC says Bush is one electoral vote short.

: Russert says that even if Kerry took every outstanding state except Nevada and New Hampshire, it would get Kerry to a 269 tie and the House calls it.

Check Craig’s List for Teresa Heinz Kerry’s resume

Check Craig’s List for Teresa Heinz Kerry’s resume

: See a funny comment from Craig Newmark here.

Fox calls Ohio for Bush

Fox calls Ohio for Bush

: Well, nevermind what I just said about Ohio keeping us up tonight. It’s all but over.

: The commentators on Fox only 10 minutes later keep saying “if” Ohio holds. They may have called this one too early.

: But now cautious NBC calls Ohio. “It now becomes all but impossible for John Kerry to pull this off,” says Tom Brokaw.

Our new national whipping boy

Our new national whipping boy

: We’ve spent the last four years making fun of Florida for its arithemetic inanity and its sad-sack weather.

Now it could be Ohio if they keep us up.

Didn’t Ohio cause the blackout, too?

Ralph who?

Ralph who?

: Ralph Nader won’t make any difference tonight. Heh.

Red and blue now in permanent ink

Red and blue now in permanent ink

: It’s looking as if a red state is a red state and a blue state is a blue state and nothing will change it…. unless, as I said earlier, one of the parties starts engaging in human gerrymandering, moving loyalists from one state to another. Maybe Michael Moore and George Soros can start the political Levittowns for the future.

Out of the mouths of….

Out of the mouths of….

: On his way to bed, Doc Searls’ kid asks, “What’s an electrical vote?” Same kid referred to my place of employment as “The Candyass Building.” Like that kid.