November 10, 2008

THE U.R. WAS THE CABANA BOY, BUT MAVERICK IS NO BUSH:

Democrats Have G.O.P. to Thank, at Least in Part (JOHN HARWOOD, 11/10/08, NY Times)

In the battleground state of Ohio, where Mr. Kerry lost the presidency to George W. Bush, the 2.74 million votes he received almost precisely matched Mr. Obama’s 2008 total. Mr. Obama won because John McCain received 300,000 fewer votes than Mr. Bush did.

As good a race as he ran, Mr. McCain couldn't fill the Jeb-shaped hole.

Posted by Orrin Judd at November 10, 2008 9:32 PM
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