Roundup For 10/27/08

Virginia Virtucon: Interesting Tidbit On PollsShe absolutely laughed at the public polls showing Obama leading Virginia–and pointed out that all of those polls rely on Dem turnout being +4 and as much as +7, when in 2006, Republicans actually had the advantage by +3. She also pointed out that the numbers for Obama in SWVA look absolutely awful and that McCain is running 10 points better then Allen did in NoVa.

Map Of Newspaper Endorsements in The 2008 US Presidential Election

Use Twitter To Protect The Vote –  Twitter’s text-messaging and web capabilities and its vast network of active users allow all voters to become election monitors. Users will send “tweets” indicating problem areas, which will make it possible for Election Protection to identify issues in real time and immediately deploy legal volunteers to polling locations where trouble is brewing when necessary.

Joe McCain Calls 911 To Complain About Traffic In Northern Virginia and then he quit the campaign for being an idiot.

Gallup: Young Voters Favor Obama, But How Many Will Vote?Obama leads McCain by 62% to 34% among registered voters 18 to 29 years of age, based on Gallup Poll Daily tracking interviewing conducted Oct. 1-20.

Sarah Palin on Amnesty

Daniel KahnemanYou call and ask people ahead of time, “Will you vote?”. That’s all. “Do you intend to vote?”. That increases voting participation substantially, and you can measure it. It’s a completely trivial manipulation, but saying ‘Yes’ to a stranger, “I will vote” … (h/t Kottke)

  • Poor Joe McCain. It must kill him, he always idolized his brother. To be putting his foot in his mouth so often that he has to bow off the Trail has got to be a blow. I honestly do feel sorry for him.

  • Eng Esch

    Joe is the wonder child that also called Northern Virginia “Communist Country”. I don’t feel sorry for him one bit.

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