How many? Just 400,000, enough to warrant a multistate FBI investigation. Here’s their reply to McCain and the RNC for calling attention to it: A mournful Ken Burns homage that all but compares him to George Wallace. Which wouldn’t be the first time that grenade’s been tossed at him lately.

You know the election’s close when accusations of bigotry start coming this close together. It’s like contractions during pregnancy. Exit question: Will The One fall into his old habit of warning the electorate not to let McCain “hoodwink” or “bamboozle” them during his transmission from Mt. Olympus tonight?

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