Would the Alien Lie?

Polls show the presidential race is tighter than Ted Kennedy's waistband, so perhaps it's time for less traditional methods of prognostication. The Weekly World News reports that the space alien who has chosen the winner correctly since 1992 has picked George W. Bush. Not all such scientific methods agree:

WIDE-EYED Boston College's Joe Tecce says whoever blinks more, a sign of stress, loses the election. While Gore blinked less in two of the three debates, he showed stress in other ways, such as half-blinks. Advantage: Draw

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