Homer’s vote is a significant change and should worry the McCain camps. Homer previously took the view: “When will people learn? Democracy doesn’t work!” His participation in the election indicates a serious shift in the electorate.
Palin has portrayed herself as a Homer-friendly candidate. She recently insisted: It’s time that a normal Joe Six-Pack American is finally represented in the position of vice presidency, and I think that that’s kind of taken some people off guard, and they’re out of sorts, and they’re ticked off about it.”
The loss of Homer Simpson is a big blow. Of course, she can take is past lesson from Homer to heart: “you tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is, never try.”
I am still in Cleveland, which is taking a bit of offense at the line “This can’t happen in America. Ohio maybe but not America.” An anchor this morning insisted that it should have referenced Florida.
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