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Obama Masks Outsell Romney’s

It's official. The presidential election is pretty much decided. Not because of savvy angles the candidates worked at the third debate. Not because of boosted campaign funding or icy TV ads. The Halloween mask sales have got this one. According to CNN Money, Halloween masks of President Barack Obama are outselling masks of Mitt Romney at Spirit Halloween stores nationwide by a 60 to 40 percent margin. The mask sales have been an accurate election predictor since 1996, according to CNN. So there you have it. Election over. “It's a spark of hope,” said Paula Neils, chair of the Kootenai County Democrat Central Committee, with a chuckle/Alecia Warren, Coeur d'Alene Press. More here. (AP file photo)

Question: What do you plan to dress up as this Halloween?


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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