Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Oh, happy day

"Democrats Seize Control of House"--New York Times
"Democrats triumph on bad night for Bush"--BBC
"Big wins for Dems in Congress"--Salon.com
"A Voter Rebuke For Bush, the War And the Right"--Washington Post

Earlier:
Vice President Dick Cheney: "We will retain control of both houses."
President George W. Bush: "If I thought we were going to lose, would I tell you. We're not going to lose, in my heart of hearts."

Mwahaha! Pop the champagne, comrades!


5 comments:

snglguy said...

How the shift in the balance of power will affect their policy in Iraq still remains to be seen. There's still a lot of "hawks" in congress, not to mention the White House. But at least now there's hope...

Alternati said...

I was laughing out loud at the Jon Stewart show they did last night. The graphics they used to show losing Republicans was hilarious! And Colbert who is a fictional Republican kept saying the Republicans are winning using stats from the Reagan Admin. hehehe

I think it's obvious they'll win the house... but the Senate is still a heated race...

I find it weird that I care more about the US elections than I do the local ones.

Gibbs' Fan said...

OUT OF TOPIC:

Visiting (New York-based) singer Ciello (photo) just had a taste of Pinoy "inhospitality" when she was mugged the other night at the Timog-Morato Rotunda while crossing the street (from The Imperial Palace Suites where she and her parents, Amy and Fitzgerald Tuazon are billeted). A snatcher (lots of them in that area, I tell you!) grabbed Ciello’s shoulder bag to which she clung on as if for dear life. Still, Ciello fell and hit her head on the pavement. Fitzgerald did the no-no thing in a situation like that – he chased the snatcher – before he and Amy rushed Ciello to a nearby hospital. Today, Ciello will turn over to Tina Monzon-Palma the $3,000 she has raised in a New York concert she herself organized for the Bantay-Bata Foundation, Inc. That’s what she came here for.

Source: http://www.philstar.com/philstar/news200611091701.htm

gibbs cadiz said...

ey snglguy, yep, let's just hope that bush got the message. then again, this is the most tin-eared US president we know of. :)

hi alternati, i can relate! i followed this election with bated breath. :)

lateralus said...

the cnn coverage was very exciting. With 4 states remaining and with the Dems needing to win three, the Republicans were ALL way ahead. McCaskill and Webb literally came from behind.

This is a good thing for the republicans. In 2008, they could always say how the Dems "lost" Iraq. Either that or theyll finance John Kerry to run again. wahaha

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