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Early Tea Leaves?

rauljg69 Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 10:37 AM
That's what Kerry supporters said in 04.
Illbay Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 11:19 AM
No, they didn't. Not until the first few inconclusive exit polls - which they selectively chose to tell them what they wanted to believe.
scrow Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 11:08 AM
It's what Reagan supporters said in 1980, too.
Buck O Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 11:07 AM
The difference is that we're correct.

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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