Ordinarily this is a pretty state in the autumn, all bright colors and crisp air and the bracing coolness of fresh apple cider at every farm stand. But this fall will not be pretty. … As New Hampshire goes, so goes the nation — or so the theory goes in early summer. Pass the blueberry milk and prepare for battle.
— David Schribman, (Easton, MD) Star Democrat, on the upcoming presidential campaign for New Hampshire’s four electoral votes