Nothing Funny About Enfranchisement
Conan O'Brien is incredibly ill-disguised as he waits at a Manhattan polling place to cast his vote yesterday. Funny, he looks a lot shorter on TV.
Celebs who weren't getting out the vote brought themselves to the polls yesterday in a year of higher than average turn-out. British-born Anna Wintour waited in New York's SoHo with the plebes--no red carpet into the poll station. And Diddy, whose 2004 "Vote or Die" movement proved a lot of young people would actually rather die than vote, brought news cameras into the voting booth with him.
But Tim Robbins found himself a victim of voting irregularities when his name was missing from the local rolls. Apparently Robbins protested being handed a provisional ballot, whose impact has been shown to be questionable when it comes to the final tally.
[Photo: Dan Hacker]