Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Li'l birdie whispers: Early votin' candidate

Posted By on Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 4:22 PM

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Which soft-spoken U.S. Senate candidate — who also served in the Georgia General Assembly — was spotted waiting in queue in Fulton County at 11:20 a.m. to cast his early ballot? We're not naming any names, but trusted sources say this modern-day Atticus Finch doesn't just want to kick the incumbent out of office — he also plans to honor his citizen's duty so he can continue his hard-fought campaign.

Which leads us to wonder: What better time for the incumbent Republican — who we'll just call Sugar Daddy — to launch a sneak attack against this challenger than when he's standing two hours in the cold, like a noble soldier, slogging on the slow march toward freedom and a brighter life for all Americans? See him stand there, like a beacon of justice, like a — wait, what the hell am I writing? Jim Martin was seen standing in line to vote early with Joan, his wife, just now in Fulton County.

My inimitable colleague Scott Henry just returned from Fulton County's early voting location and spotted Martin there. He says the line was two hours long.

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