For some reason when things are hectic at work, and consequently in need of more sleep, I tend to get so wired at night that sleep becomes almost impossible. I have no idea why this is. However, it does give an excuse to drink Mountain Dew the next day.
I live in Oklahoma. Based on the polling data I've seen, I would guess that if Fox News aired a video of George Bush signing a deal with Satan and Rush Limbaugh announced that Bush was really the reincarnation of Hitler Bush would still win by 8 points or so. The consequence of this is that the only time I've seen a presidential campaign ad since the Democratic primary was when I went to Boston a couple of weeks or so. So there is a benefit of living in a state where people vote in lock-step. (Well, not really. In other races Oklahomans tend to vote with their hand out.
That reminds me, the Democratic candidate for Senate, Brad Carson, has run a few ads that basically boiled down to, "Yes, there's a D by my name, but I promise not to vote like that!" Another interesting point is the ad in which Carson's wife says she's not sure which is worse; was it Tom Coburn calling her husband evil, or calling him liberal.
I haven't seen the context of the evil thing, but based on what I've heard I strongly suspect it was taken out context. I've seen other quotes in other ads that I know for certain were out of context. As for the liberal part, Carson has earned a life time rating of 42 from the American Conservative Union. That sounds liberal to me, although not strongly so. Coburns claim that Carson is "more liberal" than Ted Kenedy, John Kerry, and Hillary Clinton is there for totally absurd.