December 07, 2010

Instant Popularity Polling

I've been enjoying myself watching the comments sections on Minneapolis Star Tribune articles about the recount in the Minnesota gubernatorial race. Normally, conservatives leave more comments, but liberals and conservatives have a fairly even hold on "like" and "dislike" ratings. Not so much at the moment. If the votes here determined the outcome of the election, there would no question of a recount.

Let's just say Republicans should be really happy that there's no statewide election for another couple of years. Nor are their cries of "voter fraud!!!" getting much play. I don't think it would be wise for our new Republican-dominated state legislature to try to make too much of this particular nonissue.

Still, far and away, this is my favorite comment on this article.


1 comment:

D. C. said...

There was a time not so long ago when professional sports couldn't hold a candle for popularity against hardball local politics and courtroom drama.

The way the national economy is headed, this could be the wave of the future, too.