Jonathan Prince on 8 Nov 2000 20:18:22 -0000

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[Nettime-bold] Election Protests Start Saturday

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Gore WON the popular vote but is LOSING the White House. But...

The electors who make up the electoral college ARE NOT REQUIRED to
vote for the candidate who won in their state. The whole point was to
give the electoral college the final say. In this case, the stupid
custom of "winner take all" is blocking democracy. It's within the
power of the electors to make Gore the prez, and it would be right to

Bush should step aside and let the EC choose Gore. Of course he won't
do that willingly, but WE CAN MAKE HIM.

There's a site coordinating protests for this Saturday in cities all
over the country.  Please visit it, and show up this Saturday.

God bless America,


Jonathan Prince          : The More Evil  : Of Two Lessers...    :
  'Political designed to make lies sound
  truthful and murder respectable, and to give an
  appearance of solidity to pure wind.' - George Orwell

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