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GLENN: Have you seen that the polls have tightened around the country. It looks like what you said yesterday that this election is all over. It's completely inaccurate.
STU: I was going to say if you missed the program yesterday, you may have noticed that the election is over. Landslide for Barack Obama as called by Glenn Beck. So today --
GLENN: I didn't say any of that.
STU: I think if people listen to this program, they know that you said that.
GLENN: I did not say that it was a landslide victory coming.
STU: You said there was going to be no votes cast for John McCain.
GLENN: I didn't say that.
STU: Anyway, because you said that, today we're focusing on the Senate.
VOICE: Low expectations, doing the minimum, aiming low, it's the Glenn Beck program's road to the Democrats only having 59 Senate seats.
STU: Yes, the high expectations of conservatives.
GLENN: You know what? You don't need -- here's the problem. Even at 59, there are going to be so many Me Too Republicans out there, those Republicans are like, "Yeah, well, this is the mood of the country. They want socialism. Yeah, I think that's a good idea, that Fairness Doctrine. We can all get along." Even at 59 Democrats, it's going to be tough to stop a lot of this crap, but let's look at some of the close races here where you can actually make a difference.
STU: Well, as you know, in 2000 just over 500 voters in Florida decided the presidency. In 2006 a couple of thousand people in Virginia voted no on Proposition Macaca and handed the Senate to the Democrats. But it's possible that there's never been a time in our nation's history that so few people have had so much power and all from Alaska this year. You know about Sarah Palin obviously, but there's 12 people that could be the most powerful people in the entire Senate vote this year: Senator Ted Stevens, he's in the middle of his trial. I think he's been a senator since, like, the Civil War and he's been there forever. He took $250,000 allegedly to renovate his house. The case has now been sent to the jury. Colin Powell, of course, elected -- or what's it -- he endorsed Barack Obama. Why can't I think of that word? Endorsed Barack Obama the other day, but he also was at Ted Stevens' trial saying that he was very honorable, he would never do anything that was improper. The jury started deliberating --
STU: That's what he said. I mean, you judge.
GLENN: No, no.
STU: You say what you want to take from that. The jury started deliberating yesterday. So we could have a decision anytime. All this is significant because Stevens is in, like, a literal toss-up, one-point difference for his seat in the Senate. If those 12 people say not guilty, there's going to be plenty of people that say, okay, well, now I can feel free to vote for him. If he says guilty, it's going to go the over way. So these 12 people are going to essentially decide this seat and we should find out what's going on at any time. The latest poll, as I said, Stevens trails by 1 point.
VOICE: And now the moment of hope.
STU: These are getting harder to come up with but --
GLENN: Is this a moment of hope for no change?
STU: No change and no hope.
STU: Unlike John McCain who has to have, like, everything go right in more than a half a dozen states. Republicans in the Senate only need a couple of wins out of about a dozen to keep it from getting to 60 seats. And you also have the possibility of Lieberman switching that could happen afterwards or at least that could happen on a lot of issues.
GLENN: But Lieberman is a Me Too kind of Republican. That's the kind of Republican that you don't necessarily need because if somebody is going -- let's do healthcare. Do you think Lieberman's going to help filibuster?
GLENN: Hey, let's not have the Fairness Doctrine. Do you think Lieberman's going to be standing there?
STU: This is the moment of hope. Shhh.
GLENN: I'm sorry.
STU: You are not supposed to say these things in the moment of hope. Well, the biggest deal is obviously if there's a Barack Obama landslide, we're screwed.
GLENN: That was the --
STU: Well, that was the end of the moment of hope. As you know, Glenn, two states called every day with 100% accuracy, never one error in the history of all of these calls. Today we call Massachusetts for Barack Obama and we call Georgia for John McCain. Our electoral vote count now, John McCain 113; Barack Obama 67.