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Election Day: A Means of State Control

Interpreting elections is a national spectator sport, offering as many "meanings" as there arc board-certified spin doctors. Nevertheless, all of these disparate revelations, insights, and brilliant interpretations share a common, unthinking...

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    A House Without Doors

    For decades now CBS, ABC, and NBC have pretended on election night to be in hot competition to project the "winner" and "loser." We know the act well: Dan, Peter, or Tom comes on the air and solemnly intones, "We can now project that President X...

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    None of the Above

    I am running against myself in the November 5 general election. For the second time in my brief legislative tenure, I am providing constituents with "None of the Above" (NOTA) adhesive ballot stickers.

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