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Baby Lee
11-03-2004, 10:53 AM
http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=529&ncid=529&e=10&u=/ap/20041102/ap_en_mo/people_breslin

NEW YORK - Opinionated and outspoken to the last. In his last regular column, published in Newsday on Tuesday, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Jimmy Breslin said he was so sure Democratic nominee John Kerry (news - web sites) was going to win the presidential race easily that he wasn't even going to stay up to watch the election returns on television.

"So I go to bed with total confidence. ... And I leave today as the only one in America who from the start was sure John Kerry would win by a large margin," Breslin wrote.

Most of the column was about why Breslin thought Kerry would win. Only at the end did he write, "Thanks for the use of the hall."

Breslin, a New York fixture, has been writing about the city for four decades. He had been producing three columns a week for Newsday, and the paper said he would still be contributing from time to time.

Breslin, author of a number of books, told The Associated Press Tuesday he would still be writing.

"I'll be around, don't worry," he said. "And doing everything at once."

NewChief
11-03-2004, 10:56 AM
Yeah,

There should be hell to pay for quite a few liberal pundits who really became sure in the final few days that the young voters were going to turn out in droves and vote for Kerry.

My wife is extremely pissed, because they managed to convince her that Kerry had a chance. She is a pessimist be preference and doesn't like to get her hopes up for nothing.

KCTitus
11-03-2004, 11:00 AM
My wife is extremely pissed, because they managed to convince her that Kerry had a chance. She is a pessimist be preference and doesn't like to get her hopes up for nothing.

So Im guessing she's not a Chiefs fan, then, huh?

Baby Lee
11-03-2004, 11:07 AM
She is a pessimist be preference and doesn't like to get her hopes up for nothing.
They say that Viagra is the shiznit. ;)

NewChief
11-03-2004, 11:07 AM
So Im guessing she's not a Chiefs fan, then, huh?

Oh, she is. She's much the same with the Chiefs, though. If our opponent scores first, the game's over, by her reckoning.