"An Inconvenient Truth" Shows the Missed Opportunities to Act on Climate Change
by Robert Brent Toplin
Al Gore's documentary project was more influential on the public than on the political system when it came to advancing awareness of climate change. One wonders what might have been if Gore had been advancing his message from the Oval Office 20 years ago.
Twenty Years Ago, Rioters Tried to Stop a Presidential Vote Count – and Succeeded
by Robert Brent Toplin
On November 22, 2000 a mob succeeded in deciding a presidential election.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
The Bush-Gore Recount Is an Omen for 2020
An oral history of the craziest presidential election in modern history.
Fake Facts Have Creeped into the Narrative of the Election of 2000
by Sheldon Stern
It’s simply not true that the “effect of the two third-party candidates on the electoral vote was essentially a wash.”
SOURCE: Time Magazine
Donald Trump Is Not Following Al Gore's Lead By Doubting Election Results
Gore did not “refuse to accept the result on election day” in 2000, nor did he try “to overturn the result of the 2000 election” when he availed himself of the legal apparatus offered to candidates in especially close elections.
SOURCE: New York Magazine
Ralph Nader Still Refuses to Admit He Elected Bush
by Jonathan Chait
But he did.
“Your little brother is not the ultimate authority”: How Jeb Bush cheated America & helped deliver the presidency to W
by Heather Digby Parton
Fifteen years ago, America voted for Al Gore. Unfortunately for Gore, he didn't have a governor for a brother
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