In the end the vote total was too damn low!

Of the many intriguing political races of Tuesday night’s midterm elections in the United States, one which caught the imagination of many was the race for Governor of New York State, which saw Andrew Cuomo handily defeat his main competitor Republican Carl Paladino.

Paladino, a favourite of the Tea Party collective of the American right had managed to become more of a caricature of himself over the course of the election than a serious competitor for Cuomo, his abrasive personality and just the threat of menace seemed to guarantee him second place status in the polling, but never anywhere close to the totals compiled by the son of former Governor Mario Cuomo.

(from the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire item … n-low.html)