From: Scott Chase (email@example.com)
Date: Thu 28 Nov 2002 - 03:17:03 GMT
>From: "Scott Chase" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: Why Europe is so Contrary
>Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2002 22:10:12 -0500
>>From: "Wade T.Smith" <email@example.com>
>>Subject: Re: Why Europe is so Contrary
>>Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2002 18:40:59 -0500
>>On Wednesday, November 27, 2002, at 06:26 , Scott Chase wrote:
>>>With help from Nader, I assume.
>>Nope. Gore lost it all by himself. Pushing Ralph in front of that is a
>>piss-poor excuse, not that people won't make it.
>>And the trend to losing continued into the last election, where, again, it
>>wasn't that the republicans won, but the democrats just didn't really show
>>The exception, as always, was here in Massachusetts, where there are
>>hardly _any_ republicans _to_ show up, and the majority of the candidates
>>elected actually run _unopposed_. (The reason I am registered republican
>>in this state is not because of some itching political allegiance, but
>>because I like fairness and equilibrium in all things, because I come from
>>a strong two-party state, and was shocked at the state of compliance and
>>apathy here. Then again, as Will Rogers would sort of say, 'it's easy to
>>belong to no organized party- register as a Democrat'. I side with the
>>underdog party here, not with any ideology represented, if there really is
>>one. And, registering within one party in no way demands that I vote for
>>the candidates of that party. In fact, I have only voted for the person
>>who actually won two times. Oh well....)
>1. Over half a million more people voted for Gore than Bush. Gore won the
>2.In Florida Nader got 97,488 votes. Add these to Gore's total and we come
>up with 3,009,741 votes. Buchanan got 17,484 votes. Add this to Bush's
>total and we get 2,930,274 votes. Cut Nader's share in half and add it to
>Gore's total and we still get 2,960,997 votes. With Bush getting all of
>Buchanan's votes Gore still takes Florida.
>I guess I should play around with the other states and see what happens.
>I'm sure Bush played well with all the corn states. Ready to get
>"Footloose" with our "faith based" initiatives?
I based the above on figures abstracted from:
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