Not for nothing, but while the President's 69% share of the Jewish vote in the exit polling may look pretty overwhelming, this represent a whopping 9% drop from the 2008 exit polling which had him at 78% (later analysis had him at 74%, but it is best to compare apples to apples, and these apples have slightly less honey on them).
In the September primary, where there was actually a race my vote could affect, I arrived at the polls at 1:30 PM and was the first vote in my tiny one square block ED. The polling place was otherwise empty.
Today I addressed Dybbuk's 4th grade class about the election, emphasizing that Romney would end health care for at least 30 million people.
Now that I’ve gotten the difficult endorsements out of the way, here are the rest.
PRESIDENT: Barack Obama.
Domestic Partner looked over at the two shaggy creatures on the couch.
Both were overweight, gray haired, bearded and had a gloomy countenance. The little one proceeded to slap the big one across the face. The big one did not respond.
On Wednesday, I was forced to go to a funeral and haven't encountered traffic that bad in Brooklyn since the rescheduled 2001 primary day. But in the last two days the streets have been deserted.
The case against holding the Marathon: we're gonna give water to runners when we can't give it Coney Island?
It is undeniable, so stop denying it. A vote for Romney is a vote to overturn Roe. To believe otherwise, one would need to be developmentally disabled, delusional, or Andrea Peyser.
When we moved to our block near the Left Bank of the Gowanus, we joined with the local Italian-Americans in correcting people who called our block part of Gowanus, by informing them we lived in Carroll Gardens.
In the age of wifi, a power failure may not stop you from reading this, but power or not, Room 8’s quirks probably will.
The Sienna Poll says that a majority of voters want to see the Democrats take control of the State Senate, something they never managed to do even when they had the Majority.
Of course Hikind loves Cuomo--the Governor will never criticize Dov for endorsing Republicans.
Michael Grimm: The New York Times would have endorsed a Democrat ham sandwich; in this instance they would have had more credibility by doing so.
A couple of weeks ago, I posted a partial review of the primary results, which included this item: