The Corner

Is Carly Really Out?

I don’t know why the California Senate race has been called so early for Boxer. Carly’s vote margins in the L.A. suburban counties and San Diego are exactly what she needs for a narrow victory. This reminds me a bit of Florida 2000, where I watched the real vote total stay even while the networks called the state for Gore. It’s bit too early to know, but I think that if Carly’s still running even in a couple of hours, it isn’t over.

Henry Olsen — Mr. Olsen is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, an editor at, and the author of The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism.

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