Geoffrey Long
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Dear Lord, I hope so.

Courtesy of William Gibson:

This just in:

"Will the cell phone voting bloc wind up becoming the November surprise? Zogby has just released a path-breaking presidential poll conducted exclusively on mobile phones. And the winner is John Kerry by a landslide margin of 55 to 40 percent. Jimmy Breslin and others have been complaining that traditional telephone polls just aren't capturing the new voter realities, because so many young people are only reachable by their Nokias. If the Zogby poll, which was conducted in partnership with Rock the Vote, is a reliable indicator, Tuesday night might not be such a drawn-out, nail-biter after all."

Speaking as a man who's only reachable via e-mail and his Sanyo SCP-6200 (and, sooner or later, his Treo 650), I can only say, Oh, please, oh, please, let this be true.

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