Why does Cathy watch the countdown to the election so closely? Is she excited about the political process? Is she hopeful a change in leadership will send the country on a better path? Is she wondering if this election will bring about another "hanging chad" disaster?
Oh, sorry, no. Cathy watches the countdown because the election is on her BIRTHDAY this year.
First thoughts: Obama as Jon Lovitz? - First Read - msnbc.com: "Countdown to Dem convention: 7 days
Countdown to GOP convention: 14 days
Countdown to Election Day 2008: 78 days
Countdown to Inauguration Day 2009: 155 days"