By Jackie Burrell
Wednesday, October 8th, 2008 at 12:15 pm in politics.
After the 2000 debacle with those butterfly ballot chads, maybe FAO Schwartz has the right idea. They’re tabulating the presidential election based on sales of plush toys. At the moment, the red elephant has 50 percent of the vote, while the stuffed blue donkey is just cresting the 49 percent mark. We’re not sure what happened to the other 1 percent. Perhaps people are buying green monkeys too.