November 3, 2004

GRACE NOTE:

Bush Closes in on Win As Kerry Aides Meet (CALVIN WOODWARD and RON FOURNIER, 11/03/04, Associated Press)

President Bush edged closer to victory Wednesday against Sen. John Kerry in a roiling contest that came down to a heart-stopper in the heartland, a battle over Ohio. Disheartened Kerry aides met to evaluate his options, with concession the talk of the campaign.

Nothing was settled or conceded in the first light of day, but Kerry faced a daunting task trying to deny Bush an electoral majority that was almost within reach. The Democrat's campaign planned a statement by midday, advisers said.


You can't end your career by being a smaller man than Richard Nixon and Al Gore.

Posted by Orrin Judd at November 3, 2004 9:11 AM
Comments

And in a related development, General George Armstrong Custer convened a meeting of his support staff at Little Big Horn to discuss....

Posted by: Barry Meislin at November 3, 2004 10:28 AM

You can't end your career by being a smaller man than Richard Nixon and Al Gore.

You can when you're a six-year old screaming "MINE! MINE! MINE! IF I CAN'T HAVE IT, THEN NOBODY CAN! MINE! MINE! MINE!"

As an aside, has anyone heard about Michael Moore being a "grown-up" version of Cartman from South Park?

Posted by: Ken at November 3, 2004 10:47 AM

"end your career"

The Senator-For-Life is going to get reelected in '008, no matter what he does later today.

Posted by: Raoul Ortega at November 3, 2004 10:58 AM

Raoul:

Cellucci and Weld would both beat him.

Posted by: oj at November 3, 2004 11:21 AM

OJ,

> Cellucci and Weld would both beat him.

Really? I can see one or the other, but both???

Posted by: at November 3, 2004 7:33 PM
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