The Philly Characters We Saw on Election Day
One question loomed large in my mind as Philadelphia headed to the polls today: Who would Rocky Balboa vote for?
“The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows,” Rocky says in Rocky Balboa, but don’t think he’d like Donald Trump’s rhetoric about stolen elections. “Now if you know what you’re worth, now go out and get what you’re worth,” he says in the same speech. “But you gotta be willing to take the hits, and not pointing fingers, saying you ain’t where you want to be because of him, or her, or anybody. Cowards do that!”
So who knows who Rocky would vote for. But we do think you’ll see a bunch of famous Philly characters out on the streets today.
Randolph and Mortimer Duke are telling people they voted for Gary Johnson, though.
Not all the news out of Philadelphia is good today. Police are on the lookout for this mannequin, who is suspected of casting an illegal vote.
Illegal Voters Two
This enchanted peasant girl, an undocumented immigrant, is suspected of attempting to vote in the election. She and her two accomplices are said to be on the move.
This reporter witnessed at least one dead person casting a ballot today.
This doctor is suspected of registering to vote under two different names and voting twice. The media has dubbed him “Dr. Facehands.”
Con Men Pretending to Be Blind
Police successfully stopped a man who allegedly tried to beg for change in a polling place.
There have also been reports of electioneering inside polling places. Fortunately, an expert is analyzing an audio recording to find out just what happened.
In some places there are long lones at the polls and traffic jams on the streets, but one former UN investigator is battling through traffic to get people to the polls.
And this cop-turned-cabbie is driving people to the polls and solving cases of suspected voter intimidation.
Thanks to his help, cops have already apprehended one suspect in several voter fraud cases.
People at High-Tech Voting Machines
Philadelphia’s new humanoid polls have been humming along with no problems.
People in Unique Polling Places
There are some interesting polling places in Philadelphia, like the First Community Church of Philadelphia. And the polls are so crowded it seems like everyone in the city is voting!
And Now … a Twist
Well, OK, not everyone.
Happy election day!
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