7:30 PM CST: Could be the last half-hour of self-government **Scroll for Updates** Exit polls over-sampled Obama voters by 10 percent in Virginia

The chair from which George Washington presided over the Constitutional Convention had, at the head of its back, a carved image of the sun.  When the Convention concluded with the Constitution, Madison wrote, Benjamin Franklin said, "I have often looked at that behind the president without being able to tell whether it was rising or setting. But now I… know that it is a rising…sun."

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Moderate Republicans Killing the Party

It should be clear by now, but I figured I’d point it out:  Idiots like the editors of National Review, Christopher Buckley, and Peggy Noonan need to retire.  Republican moderates, including McCain, are getting their rear-ends kicked, and they’re taking self-government with them.

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