Early count in Ohio gives Romnmey 92,000 vote lead… drudge.tw/RdmNDS
— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) November 6, 2012
Sorry, Drudge, but Mitt Romney (or “Romnmey,” as you spell it) does not have a 92,000 vote lead in Ohio. It was a Cincinnati Enquirer screw-up.
The editors at the Gannett paper’s website explain:
A Cincinnati.com front-page link to a chart with dummy data, created as a design template for election results, was inadvertently posted early Tuesday morning.
It purported to show early voting totals in Ohio counties. However, no votes have been counted yet – by law counting doesn’t start until the polls close.
Cincinnati.com regrets the error.
The dummy data has been pulled, but you can still read the comments posted about it. Here are two: