I predict McCain will win the electoral college by the votes in one state, and Obama will win the popular vote. Defying all the polls and the pundit’s predictions McCain will go to sleep when the returns are in thinking he’s been blessed by a miracle from Heaven. Perhaps he’ll believe that Palin’s praying with the Kenyan pastor Bishop Thomas Muthee snatched righteous victory from witch’s jaws of defeat.
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Nothing will be further from the truth. In fact his win will have been a gift from the master of lies, the horned one with whom Sarah Palin made a pact with.
Satan will enjoy watching demonstrations across America as Obama voters who are outraged at having the election stolen from them clash with pious McCain voters.
However, a cadre of Obama lawyers will file suit in federal court over voting irregularities in the crucial state where McCain eked out a victory by less than 2,000 votes. They demand a recount.
It will go to the Supreme Court yet again.
Amazingly, Justice Clarence Thomas, who had his own contract with Mephistopheles, will cast the deciding vote in a 5-4 decision and they will rule in favor of a recount.
This will be completed by Thanksgiving, which totally wrung out from the tension, we will celebrate with an Obama win.
In an example of life imitating art, like the Faustian deals depicted in numerous episodes of The Twilight Zone (“The Printer’s Devil” and “Escape Clause” for example), Palin signed a contract with the Devil which had a nasty little twist in it.
She should have known that the Devil is always in the details. The woman who was pranked for seven minutes into thinking she was talking to the president of France neglected to read the fine print. She should have known that last line is usually Lucifer’s last laugh.
In selling her soul the fine print guaranteed that “in trade for your immortal soul you will win the election on November 4, 2008 and loose it on November 27th.”
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