The Washington Post has a great quote from Tea Party favorite Joe Miller about the counting of write-in ballots in Alaska.
After noting that he had closed the gap considerably with the counting of absentee ballots, Miller said that "People throughout the state are excited; they're still out there fighting to make sure their votes are counted."
Of course, Miller's goal is exactly the opposite. 41 percent of those who voted cast write-in ballots and presumably almost all of them wanted to vote for incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
Miller and his lawyers will be seeking to throw out write-in ballots where the voter's intent may be clear but there might be a slight misspelling of Murkowski's name. Otherwise he loses.
To claim that he is seeking to make sure every vote counts is not gibberish. It is a lie.
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