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I’m Afraid Coakley Will Win, Because . . .


I am still registered in Cambridge, I bet, from 50 years ago at Harvard. The Democratic practice they used to brag about was to avoid taking old names off the registry and, in tough elections, to count as many as they needed. In really close years, they would also vote the graveyards. Once you vote in Massachusetts, they used to say, you could vote forever. But only if needed.