Choice of Roads

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I–
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference

Robert Frost

We Americans too have a choice of roads to take on Tuesday. There are few who would disagree that Obama has tried to raise the level of discourse in this country, taking a high road less traveled by in politics. From the McCain camp, we have seen the more traveled low road of smear politics, fear mongering, and division. The type of campaign he has run has motivated many of the more fervent supporters to unacceptable displays of hatred and racism. Is this what we really want for our country? America, we have a choice. We can take the high road or reward wallowing in innuendo, dishonesty, and sleaze. So, what are the chances?

From today’s posting at Greg Laden’s Blog a convincing argument is made that everything hinges on Pennsylvania. From the link:

I have reanalyzed the electoral map with the latest information. Applying some reasonable criteria (see below) to the most current information, a very reasonable conclusion is that the electoral vote not counting Pennsylvania will be Obama 252 vs. McCain 265. Neither of these numbers is above the required number to win. Starting at this base, the candidate who wins Pennsylvania wins the election.


Pennsylvania, all eyes are on you.



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