I had to laugh when I discovered the phrase "pregnant chad
". This isn't just a hanging chad, but an expectant chad. A chad who's carried a foetal vote in its womb for 4 years, chosen a party line, received gifts from various incumbents, been harangued by a variety of partisan peeps, and all that stuff.
I simply cannot believe
that correct vote counting in America is (occasionally
) based on whether a chad is hanging, fallen, pregnant, or indeed successfully chadded.
In fact, I can believe even less
that the fate of a very big country in the grand scheme is based on such a thing as a chad, because where i'm from, Chad is the name often given to a F.L.K.
either at birth by his parents, or in the schoolyard by his peers.
More on unbelievably dodgy election antics here