And though murder seemed a tad extreme, sometimes it didn't really.
"It's voter fraud!" the base cried out. "This early voting's crap."
They found some hope when Rove intoned, "Enthusiasm gap."
Let Axe and Plouffe remind the base to telephone their friends;
May binders full of women turn out wearing their Depends.
Then Sandy hit the Jersey shore; Obama hit the beach.
In Boston, busy handlers penned a quick concession speech.
O Florida, O Keystone State, beloved Ohio,
You are so very blue today, though red two years ago.
Oh, somewhere in this welfare state, large crowds are having fun.
John Boehner isn't crying as Obama crows, "I won."
He's racing toward the fiscal cliff. He'll reach it; there's no doubt.
No D.C. pol can break the fall -- Mitt Romney has struck out.