Oh Dear. Another Nailbiter...

For awhile today, with a huge voter turnout and exit polls posted all over the Web giving Kerry an edge in most of the battleground states, it looked as if Americans would be spared another gut-wrenching finish to a Presidential election. Fat chance. With neck-and-neck tallies in Ohio, 191,000 absentee ballots outstanding in New Mexico, and new voting irregularities surfacing in Florida (where an astonishing 1.6 million absentee ballots must still be counted after the vote is recorded tonight), it's starting to feel like 2000 all over again, isn't it? Oh well. We better all brace for another inconclusive night--even if a narrow victory looks to be hand for either candidate. This won't be over until it's over.

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