Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Virginia goes to court on military absentee ballots, President Obama and General McChrystal’s meeting may not have been very cordial, Larry Sabato on upcoming races in Colorado, Pennsylvania, and Texas.:
- Red State Soren Dayton on:Virginia argues that they don’t need to send out military absentee ballots in time to vote
The Virginia State Board of Elections argued in their most recent filing that they have no legal obligation to send out military absentee ballots in a timely manner. Restated, the State of Virginia has argued in a federal court filing that they can legally send out absentee ballots to active duty soldiers the day before an election.
- Protein Wisdom on: Obama “furious” with Gen. McChrystal for questioning Sheriff Joe’s Afghan strategy
- Freedomslighthouse.com (video) on: Larry Sabato Analyzes Upcoming Political Races in Colorado, Pennsylvania, Texas