The 2000 Election Must Not Be Forgotten
by John Nichols The contested presidential election of 2000 has been pushed so far off the national
radar that a consortium of media outlets, after spending more than $1 million to sort
through Florida’s uncounted ballots in search of a winner, felt no compunctions about
delaying revelation of the results for two months in order to avoid the suggestion of
disloyalty to a president whose electoral legitimacy remains dubious at best.
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