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This should warm the cockles of your hearts

Oh, my! I’m a little choked up by this. The Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting a high number of crossover votes. Normally, I’d be concerned about this, and I *still* am, but look at who they’re voting for:

 A 69-year-old Catholic nun, Sister Ann Marie, was converted to the Clinton camp because of the former first lady’s experience. John Baggett, another ex-Republican for Clinton, said he simply wanted to switch, and Clinton represented a known commodity.

“I’m happy with Republicans, in general,” Baggett, 50, said. “I don’t believe they’ve done a good job the last eight years.”

In Strongsville, middle-aged couple Lucy and Pete See — longtime Republicans — both voted for Hillary Clinton. “I like that she has more experience in foreign affairs,” Pete See said. “The Republican candidate was older than me.

Lucy See said she voted for Clinton as well. “I want to be part of makiing history,” she said.

What can I say? Is the long national nightmare drawing to a close? Is Hillary the Uniter?