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S. Gordin wrote:

This morning, even the improbable last item seems remotely possible (don't hold your breath though). Democracy appears to work - even literally, with the popular vote! In conceding, Mr. Kerry acted as a real gentlemen and patriot - which he most certainly is. Overall - amazing and exciting news, and tough road ahead. Steve Gordin

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    *From:* Bill Polhemus <mailto:bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc>
    *To:* seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <mailto:seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
    *Sent:* Wednesday, November 03, 2004 9:37 AM
    *Subject:* Can you say...

    PRESIDENT Bush?

    Four More Years?

    Former Senator Kerry (after Gov. Romney names his replacement)?

    Former Sen. Daschle?

    New Supreme Court Nominees--and a 55-45 Republican Senate?

    Democracy in the Middle East?

    I knew you could!

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"A gentleman and a patriot".

Only waiting half-a-day after consulting with his lawyers before doing the math and figuring out it wouldn't work.

Only after the margin of Bush's victory in Ohio--which was larger than his margin in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin combined--seemed insurmountable.

Only after being bested by the first candidate since 1988 to actually win the popular vote.

THEN he conceded.

No word on whether he was "snippy" to Mr. Bush in his concession.

Eagerly awaiting Dem's "Night of Long Knives". I'm popping popcorn for this one.

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