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Years from Now, They'll Call It "Payback Tuesday:"Michael Moore, remarkably prescient, 11.3.02.
Well, folks, Tuesday is the day! The day that George W. gets taught a long overdue lesson. The day that we, the MAJORITY -- the 52% who never elected him -- get our chance to reclaim a bit of our former democracy (back when ALL the votes used to be counted).
What if, on Tuesday, all of us, regardless of our political stripe, and just for the fun of it, decided to serve one big-ass eviction notice that said, you have two years to remove yourself from the premises-and you had better not damage anything on your way out?
I think we can give Bush the Mother of all Shellackings on Tuesday…
Meantime, at the Doonesbury site, visiting Garry Trudeau fans apparently would prefer to pretend this week's nationwide GOP sweep never happened. The most popular response to a straw poll on the meaning of the election: "Voting is a many-faceted mystery. I feel no irresistible urge to define the Big Picture when the victory margins are so slim. A GOP win here, a Dem win there -- this is hardly a defining moment. Carry on."