An East Texas woman claims that God has manifested Himself in her garden in the form of a miraculous eggplant that foretells the winner of the presidential election.
Kathryn Murray of Broaddus in San Augustine County claims that because one of her eggplants is shaped like a mitten, Mitt Romney will become the next president of the United States. (The eggplant at right is a stock photo -- you can view Murray's prophetic one here.)
According to KTRE, Murray's husband is skeptical. "He said a sign from God, I said yes, it's in the shape of a mitten. So I think it is a sign we need Mitt," Murray said.
We hate to rain on her parade, but to us it looks less like a mitten than an eggplant with a nose, and eggplants grow these appendages all the time. We saw one a few years ago that was a dead ringer for Richard M. Nixon, and he certainly was not about to move back into the Oval Office.
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Murray says she has no plans to harvest the soothsaying aubergine until after the election. On or about November 7, the eggplant has a date with destiny in her oven.