"We're at the End of the Third Quarter of a Basketball Game, and We're Tied at 75."
"We're at the end of the third quarter of a basketball game, and we're tied at 75," she said.
Reed says that during the arena campaign, her side was down by 12 and finished strong to pull out a super-tight victory. This time around, she says, "I think we closed really strong."
In a serious case of role reversal, Carol Reed was -- for the first time ever? -- on the small-money end of an election and wasn't afraid to trot out a strain of an argument that she's no doubt heard before.
"The fact that they spent so much money not to carry the early vote by a wider margin is pretty astounding to me," she says.