Minnesota's famed "Lizard People" ballot, which brought hope and cheer to the deadened hearts of the state's recount-plagued voters, has been disqualified on the grounds of being too awesome.

Less awesome: one ballot is roughly the margin of difference in this recount.

Here is actual Lizard People voter Lucas Davenport, who says he intended to vote for Al Franken. Ironically, his little joke will have the effect of helping Lizard Person candidate Norm Coleman instead.

[via City Pages]