From the ridiculous to the sublime

  • Updated: November 21, 2008 - 9:49 PM

This is what happens when you push a voter too far.

Fed up with the U.S. Senate candidates, their ads and just about everything having to do with the election, an Anoka County voter struck back by writing a poem of sorts on the write-in lines on the ballot.

It surfaced Friday afternoon thanks to a recount representative for Sen. Norm Coleman, who challenged the ballot just to have it pulled out of the stack for all to see.

Here it is, complete with misspellings (including comedian Nick DiPaolo's name) and other errors.

PAUL LEVY

You Need to/ Make Voting/ Easier to do/ This is/ Ridiculous/ enough with the/ Political Ads/ This is/ What Happens/ when you/ Bombard Me/ with them/ Al Franken and/ Norm Coleman/ Are So Annoying/ They're Repugnant/ From Now on/ Ill Give up/ My Right/ to vote/ if I got/ Beet down with/ Political Ads/ Advertise That/ Minnesota/ Id Rather/ Have/ Nick/ DiPalo/ For/ President/ Ha/ Ha/ Ha/ Ha/ Ha

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