[FoRK] All caution to the wind... my call

Lorin Rivers lrivers at gmail.com
Wed Nov 3 10:47:59 PST 2004


Obviously moot as Kerry conceded. Welcome to the land of the Babtist Taliban.

Get your Burkas at WalMart!


On Wed, 3 Nov 2004 02:05:09 -0500, Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> wrote:
> 
> On Nov 3, 2004, at 1:49 AM, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
> 
> > Jeff Bone wrote:
> >
> >>  This thing's just getting going.
> >
> > I have never wished so much before that you are right.
> 
> You can take that to the bank, almost regardless. ;-)
> 
> MSNBC's calling Ohio for Kerry, but CNN has just called Ohio "too close
> to call" and as the precincts report in --- 93% now --- Kerry's margin
> is tightening considerably.
> 
> Assume Kerry loses Ohio but takes the rest (and polling the state
> election results websites for the others right now, that looks very
> possible if not likely.)
> 
> So here's the score.  Starting from Bush:  249,  Kerry:  211, based on
> current CNN call.
> 
> States out / votes by candidate
> 
> K:
> HI / 4
> IA / 7
> MI / 17
> MN / 10
> NV / 5
> NM / 5
> WI / 10
> ----------
> 58
> + 211
> = 269
> 
> B:
> OH / 20
> ----------
> 20
> + 249
> = 269
> 
> If we go to provisionals in Ohio, we won't know for at least 11 days.
> And now the guys in Iowa are "fatigued" and are knocking off for the
> night.
> 
> Time to go to bed, there's almost no likelihood that this is going to
> be decided tonight.
> 
> $0.02,
> 
> jb
> 
> 
> 
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