Well, That Was Fast

The AP calls New Hampshire the second the polls close. Despite showing massive Obama leads in recent days, the Granite State was always considered McCain's second-best pick-up possibility. Without it, the math looks particularly dire for McCain. At this point, he can only afford to lose 16 of Bush's 286 electoral votes from 2004. That means that if he loses Florida or Ohio, he's toast. Same goes for Virginia or Indiana plus either Iowa or Colorado. Not to mention Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Missouri or Georgia.

Above all, the speed of the N.H. call does not bode well for the Republican.