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Early Tea Leaves?

Chries Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 11:18 AM
"The bad economy is Bush's fault." "The deficit is Bush's fault." "The high unemployment is Bush's fault." "The death of Bin Laden is Bush's fault." (Obama carried forward most of Bush's policies in the war on terror --- the one thing that IS "Bush's fault" is the one thing for which Obama tries to take full responsibility... farewell, President Obama, history will not be kind to you.)

Election Day is typically rather frustrating for political junkies because "today's the day!" quickly gives way to "ugh, the polls don't close for hours."  In the interim, we latch onto reports of voting disruptions and anecdotal turnout reports, which are promptly spun into  broader lessons about what to expect later that night.  Most of it amounts to frivolous time-fillers.  To help pass the time, let's see if we can examine a few tea leaves as voters head to the polls:

(1) As Kevin noted last night, the tiny town of Dixville Notch, NH cast the first votes on...

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