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Monday, November 3, 2008

We’ve Got Him Right Where We Want Him

posted by on November 3 at 10:57 AM

John McCain that is, speaking before a crowd in Tampa, FloridaŚa crowd of 1,000. Bush spoke in the same town two days before the 2004 election and drew 15,000 people.

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zomg! you jinxed it, now we're going to lose!

Posted by mnm | November 3, 2008 11:10 AM

this election is making me a religious man. i can't stop praying that this all turns out well for obama.

Posted by douglas | November 3, 2008 11:11 AM

Lovely news but, still, it isn't over until it is over.

I woke up this morning in a cold sweat, having had a ghastly dreamt that McCain won. Brrrrrrr!

Posted by Lawks a Lordy | November 3, 2008 11:13 AM

Man does he ever have us right where he wants us. This leads me to think that McCain will will by a difference 15 times greater than Bush's

Posted by jonah33 | November 3, 2008 11:16 AM

Savage, your fuzzy Capitol Hill math is wrong--dead wrong. That crowd of 1,000 symbolizes the thousands--nay, millions--of voters who will give McCain/Pailn a landslide victory tomorrow, ushering in a brave new world of zero taxes, creationism taught in schools, and a free pony for every American.

Q.E.D., bitches!

Posted by John Bailo | November 3, 2008 11:31 AM

ok, i would like to congratulate john bailo on some top notch extended trolling. im not sure if there has been imposters over these months or if the real john bailo is even still commenting, but if he is i would just like to say, you had me going. nice work.

i knew no one could be that stupid for real.

Posted by douglas | November 3, 2008 11:37 AM

My son is probably going to wonder why I'm dragging him to school an hour early tomorrow since I'll be heading straight to the voting booth when we get there.

Posted by Mike in Renton | November 3, 2008 11:38 AM

Can anyone explain the huge differences in crowds to me?

I've been baffled by this for months now. Obama is drawing huge rock-star crowds. Sometimes over 100,000 enthusiastic people. McCain & Palin rarely even get 10,000. This isn't an isolated incident. This has been consistently the case for months.

If Obama is drawing crowds roughly 10 times the size of McCain/Palin crowds, why is this even a close race?

Posted by Reverse Polarity | November 3, 2008 11:49 AM

I attended Obama's rally last night, here in Cincinnati; I was one of an estimated 27,000 people who showed up. It sounds trite, but the crowd's diversity was thrilling.

I'm 44 years old, and I've never come close to feeling this hopeful about a candidate.

Posted by LDP in Cincinnati | November 3, 2008 11:49 AM

Um, hello, that was a president speaking. Of course more people went.

Posted by hillpagan | November 3, 2008 1:05 PM

@8 - Two words: Electoral College.

That is why the race is still this close.

Posted by Matathew | November 3, 2008 1:15 PM

I want a pony.

Posted by Geni | November 3, 2008 5:14 PM

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