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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-18-08 10:48 PM
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The Worst Ballot Challenge Of All
The Worst Ballot Challenge Of All
By Eric Kleefeld - December 18, 2008, 10:32PM

Looking back over today's meeting of the Minnesota state canvassing board, it's become painfully clear that Norm Coleman's big problem is that his ballot challenges are made up almost entirely of brazenly frivolous attempts to get votes for Al Franken thrown out. During the recount proper, that puffed up his apparent lead.

But now we're at the point where all those challenges are resolved -- in other words, he can't hide behind these tricks anymore. To be fair, Franken had his share of hopeless tries to toss Coleman votes, but it was nowhere near this bad.

This one might just be the worst of all. The Coleman campaign tried to get a vote for Franken thrown out because the voter had written on the ballot. What'd they write?

Thank you for counting my vote!



Is there anything more that needs to be said?

http://tpmelectioncentral.talkingpointsmemo.com/2008/12...
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Wilms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-18-08 11:17 PM
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1. Makes it all the more poignant that Paul Weyrich died today.

"I don't want everybody to vote. Elections are not won by a majority of the people. They never have been from the beginning of our country and they are not now. As a matter of fact, our leverage in the elections quite candidly goes up as the voting populace goes down."
      Paul Weyrich, at a 1980 training session for 15,000 conservative preachers in Dallas.

http://site.pfaw.org/site/PageServer?pagename=report_th...

Video:
http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=8GBAsFwPglw

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yourout Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-20-08 02:37 PM
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2. Can't say I am sad to see him go.....
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