McCain, Clinton Win California, turns out the pollsters were smoking gange

“Obama surging to lead,” said the pre-election media polls and headlines. “Dead heat,” declared a few other national media sources.

On the GOP side, there were several polls alleging not only a close race but Romney actually beating McCain. “Race too close to call,” blared today’s headlines — even as the voting precincts closed.

Then the actual votes got tallied:

42% – McCain
34% – Romney

52% – Clinton
42% – Obama

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