Clinton, McCain Won New Hampshire Primaries

It was a nailbiter for Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, but she finally beat Barack Obama in the New Hampshire primary. According to polls (and pundits), Clinton was trailing Obama as much as 10% as late as the even of the primary:

In Iowa, Clinton lost out to Obama among women 35 percent to 30 percent. In New Hampshire, however, 45 percent of female Democratic primary voters picked Clinton, compared to 36 percent who went for Obama.

Older voters also overwhelmingly outnumbered younger voters, a proportion that benefited Clinton. Sixty-seven percent of Democratic primary voters were over the age of 40, and they were breaking heavily for Clinton over Obama.

On the Republican side, John McCain handily beat his closest rival Mitt Romney even though before the primaries, Romney had been leading in the polls (just like the situation Clinton was in).

Link: CNN article

Trivia: I just found out that Mitt Romney's first name is Willard, named after Willard Marriott (of the hotel fame!). "Mitt" comes from Milton Romney, who played quarterback for the Chicago Bears in the 1920s.


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We really don't know who won that primary and probably never will. Why? 81% of the votes were cast on old Diebold machines. You can (and probably should) watch them (these exact same machines) being hacked on YouTube.
It takes about a minute or two.
I don't blame people like Anthony (above) for wanting to hide their heads in the sand. It's a very scary thing to face up to.
Whenever we hear the words like "surprise" and "unexpected upset" in an election with electronic voting machines and no paper trail it's time to take a closer look.
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Isn't McCain like 112 years old or something close to that?

Did I miss the memo where they actually made the Futurama "head in a jar" thing a reality?
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Um, you can drive into new Hampshire, tell them you intend on "living there, someday" and get a ballot to vote...at as many precincts as you would like.

They ran out of Democrat ballots by 2 p.m. in most areas.

Can't wait for the Presidential election.
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Oh yeah, the candidate I supported didn't win. IT MUST HAVE BEEN RIGGED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! CLINTON AND THE (space) ALIENS STOLE THE VOTE!!!!!!!!!!!!

Since you can't see my face I'm rolling my eyes at you, John K.
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