"And how doubly sweet the joy felt by the president's supporters after those same (misleading) exit polls had plunged them--us--into 12 long hours of anxious gloom. 'Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result,' Churchill quipped. This week millions of Republicans know just what he was talking about.
But they should know something else, as well. Exit polls aside, the election was not, in fact, a 'squeaker.'"