The Empire State Building will be red, white, and blue tonight “as a reminder to vote in the 2008 presidential election,” says management, and will “split its lights” — half blue, half red — after dark on Election Day.
Also, as you may have heard, Starbucks is giving a free coffee tomorrow to anyone who voted. Don’t let any rightwingers see you cashing in, though — National Review says, “it looks like ACORN wrote the rules for the give-a-way,” and an investigation is pending.
Runnin’ Scared will be following the election tomorrow and blogging on it into the night.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on November 3, 2008