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"October Surprise" Contest 
3rd-Sep-2010 08:23 am
Inspiration
It's getting to be an election year ritual since re-election of Nixon in 1972: in October, some media story comes out to change individual races or the national picture. Examples in California would be the sudden deep investigative reporting into Schwarznegger just before the 2003 recall election, nationally, we had the Dan Rather scandal attackinkg Bush in 2004, the list goes on.

Any predictions as to this year's "October Surprise"?

UPDATE Many are predicted.
Comments 
3rd-Sep-2010 09:04 pm (UTC)
On the Dem side, thorough cooking of economic statistics, some sops thrown to the market-solution crowd (e.g. payroll tax holiday or a pledge to extend the "Bush tax cuts"), bin Laden's head ...
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