Tuesday, October 31, 2006
The Cafferty File: Dead man voting?
On "The Situation Room" today, we asked viewers the following questions, and here are some of our favorite responses that we didn't get to read on air:

What does it mean if 77,000 dead people are registered to vote in New York State?

It means 77,000 people voted Republican by absentee ballot.
R.M., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Jack, It's not important that 77,000 dead people are registered to vote. What's important is who they voted for!
Jerry, Austin, Texas

Since I am from Chicago, and I am used to dead people voting and often, we will have less to worry about when it comes to the electronic voting machines. The dead Democratic vote will balance off the Republican pregnant chad and both New York and Chicago will finally have an accurate count!
Margie, Carey, Illinois

It means there's life after death only if you register to vote. I can't wait to see the looks on their faces when they find out their vote may not count.
Chad, Burke, Virginia

It means it will take a while to catch up with Ohio and Florida.
John, Marlton, New Jersey

What does it mean that border patrol agents arrested 8% fewer illegal immigrants trying to enter the U.S. last year?

If I were on the border patrol, I would not be so fast to arrest illegals either. After they have two of their agents facing 11 and 12 year jail terms for doing their jobs... Is it any wonder that less are being caught?
Joan, Red Bud, Illinois

Jack, It means they're already here. There's no one left to come here. We've finally done it. We've depopulated Central America! Yee ha!
Pam, Huntington, Maryland

Despite the rhetoric, it appears that either the illegal aliens are getting smarter or the Border Patrol is getting more lax about enforcement. Frankly, I think it’s a little of both.
Frank, Chesapeake, Virginia

It means the border patrol agents are just plain worn out. It means you can only hold back a human tidal wave for so long before your work performance starts to slacken.
Mitch

With a week to go, what can the Republicans and Democrats do to win over the undecided voter?

Quit slinging mud, and perhaps tell the truth? What a new concept for this campaign season. Let's just toss everyone who's "in" out, and initiate a real change in Washington.
Michelle, Roanoke, Virginia

I think the Democrats need to convince the undecideds that we need two party government again. One party rule has brought us to where we are now. No oversight, no accountability.
Eric, Baltimore, Maryland

If either one of these parties promised to outlaw e-voting, that party would win this election. Although there is a lot at stake, don't look for a record turnout.
Mike, Conway, Arkansas

Start telling the truth for once and stop all the stupid spin. What do they take us for, idiots?
Joe, Polson, Montana

Cafferty, do nothing. Let the e-voting and dead voters decide. Why change horses in the middle of the stream?
Greta, Fayetteville, North Carolina
Posted By Jack Cafferty, CNN Commentator: 10/31/2006 05:47:00 PM ET | Permalink
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