Quietly, democracy presses on

Wait!  That doesn't look like Scott Peterson

From the AP: Jeannette Harrison, middle, observer for the campaign of Sen. John Kerry, and Denise McCoskey, right, observer for the campaign of the Green Party presidential candidate David Cobb, watch as ballots are recounted at the Hamilton County Board of Elections, Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2004, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

And the media? Shh! Napping. As I file this article, CNN is breaking a story about properly bubble-wrapping gifts (really).