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Early Tea Leaves?

indy2012 Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 11:34 AM
wbenton, it will happen more then once....one of the reasons Presidents have to raise the ceiling is to pay for things we have already committed to and Obama has committed to a lot, just like Bush.......also do you really expect the libs to cooperate with Romney? That will never happen, there is no more teamwork in DC, the last time that happened was with Clinton and Newt, and after the conservatives went after Clinton for the whole BJ thing it ended...... The point I am trying to make is that 2 parties cannot and should not control the country, if we want to make real progress we need more parties in the system to make people work together.....

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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