Standing in line

There are lots of reasons to be confident — cell phone voters trending for Kerry; early voters trending for Kerry; actual polls trending for Kerry; the suggestion that die-hard right-wingers are more organized, and therefore have been registered to vote for quite a few years, which would slant the huge number of newly registered votes to Kerry — but this line of thinking from a Slate piece this morning in both new to me and perfectly reasonable sounding:

The voters who are waiting in line for 2 1/2 hours to vote … aren’t doing that to register their support for “more of the same”