There’s a lot of talk about the race being close.  That’s a good thing.  Folks need to think that way.  Some polls do indeed have the candidates somewhat neck and neck in the popular vote, and Obama supporters should indeed want a popular vote victory.

But we’ve also got to remember what really matters in this messed up system of ours: the electoral college.

I spend a good chunk of time on fivethirtyeight.com watching it all.  I highly recommend checking it out.

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