Mehlman Makes His Mark, Picks Paper, Pencil

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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AD POWER 'line • Bad touch screens: As voters continue to eschew e-lection machines—not because the Black Hole Boxes don't have a paper trail, but because they're breaking down—Republican Party cheerleader Ken Mehlman chooses to go analog with his own vote.

Rebuffed Republican: Longtime Cincinnati congressman and art-killer Steve Chabot was turned away from the polls for not having proper ID. "I guess I'll see if I can find a utility bill," Chabot said. "That's the law. You have to have proper ID."

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Connecticutians execute voting booths: Large crowds are swarming several Connecticut polling spots. "A suspected reason for the large turnout is the race between Sen. Joe Lieberman and anti-war challenger Ned Lamont." Republican candidate Alan Schlesinger must be feeling very left out—as of Saturday, he had a meek eight percent of the vote.

I see dead people ... at the polls: Tennessee, already home to racism and corruption, has in its midst a gravedigging booth-stuffer. RedState has received a report that "at least one poll worker has been arrested for casting votes for dead people."

No hard feelings: PowerLine, the conservative blog frequently credited with taking down CBS News anchor Dan Rather over false Bush Air National Guard documents, is now running ads for ... CBS News. Don't call it a sell out; call it victory.

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