Blogs nudge Kerry team toward rigorous Ohio recount

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As I just posted over at Personal Democracy Forum (Trippi says blogs driving Kerry camp’s interest in recount):

On MSNBC’s Countdown, Keith Olbermann has been one of the few television newshosts tracking down the issues related to counting and recounting votes and addressing potential voting irregularities (such as voter fraud and suppression), particularly in the closest states.

Without appearing in any way to contest the election, the Kerry campaign lawyers do seem to be pressing for a careful validation of the results in Ohio. A rush transcript I just received via email quotes Joe Trippi giving credit to the rumor mills of the blogosphere for keeping the recount / potential voting irregularities stories alive long enough to encourage the Kerry people to “get back into the game”:

TRIPPI: I don