August 05, 2004 04:35 PM
Get Thy Vote Out
According to an AP report, "the Amish are 'sort of swept up with Bush fever.'" Sure. It's kind of like rumspringa, but without the ass-fucking and the coke. Unfortunately, it's also without the voting: "Physically casting a ballot will not be a problem for Amish in Lancaster County, where mechanical lever voting machines are still used." The Democrats' decision to "cede. . . the Amish vote to Republicans" suddenly looks quite smart. Focus on the "battleground Mennonites," Cutter says. . .
GOP courts Amish votes in swing states [AP/MSNBC]