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Looks Like the Midterms Did Matter
Jon Stewart might be funny, but it looks like this little chestnut is going to have to be shelved for a while.
Turns out that even though it's tough to beat an incumbent, if you're running against a guy like Rick Santorum you can cream him by almost 20 points.
Sadly, not everyone in the Hershey State trusted that all the votes would be counted:
Meanwhile in Pennsylvania, a man who reportedly believed Republicans were conspiring to steal the election using new electronic ballots entered an Allentown polling site, signed in and proceeded to smash the screen of one of the electronic voting machines with a paperweight. The man then sat, with his head down, and waited for police to arrest him. - Globe and Mail