Confusing North Carolina Ballot Leaves off Votes for President (Diane Tucker, Huffington Post)- In North Carolina in 2004, more than 90,000 did not cast a vote for president. North Carolina is one of those funny states where a straight-ticket party vote does not include the presidency. Make no mistake, this year's election could still be a mess.
McCain's (Long) Road to Electoral Win (Nate Silver, New York Post) - This is a smart strategy for McCain that doesn't include his fantasy of winning Pennsylvania. Of course, he's now robocalling in his home state, so maybe all this is a moot point.
Obama Addresses Crowd in Downpour; McCain Cancels (Marlene H. Phillips, Huffington Post) - This is great just for this quote, referring to VP candidate Sarah Palin: "$150,000 for clothes and they apparently didn't buy her a raincoat."