Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Yes. We. Can.

By Libby Spencer


Election day at last. People in my internet circles are reporting long lines and no lines. Everyone is in a good mood. You can feel the hope. It's so palpable, you could eat it for breakfast.

Dixville Notch, NH, traditionally the first to report results, has it for Obama in a landslide, 15-6.

Obama closed out his campaign with 90,000 at a rally in Manassas, Virginia last night. This morning in Richmond, all their voting machines broke down. Some confusion at first, but they now have paper ballots. Good. Harder to steal the vote that way.

Sean is on the road and takes a look at the Obama ground game in Georgia. I'm too superstitous to make predictions, but that state could surprise us.

Over in Right Blogstantinople and Wingnut Punditryville, heads are already exploding. Take your pick of comical coverage here. Breathless posts on McCain's optimism, horrified indignation over imagined voting fraud, or dire warnings about our country lurching to the left.

Meanwhile, I don't know how much blogging I'll be doing today. I'm not much for hour-by-hour analysis, but I expect to be sharing voting stories as they come in.

In the interim, visualize victory.

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(Cross-posted at The Impolitic.)

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