Thursday, May 15, 2008

In the May 19 issue of TV Guide there's a review of HBO's Recount, a controversial re-creation of the Florida 2000 election debacle with hanging chads and Katherine Harris. Here's the last paragraph:

A few weeks ago, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said "Get over it" when asked by 60 Minutes about the court's decision [to certify Florida's votes for Bush rather than Gore]. Recount is a potent reminder of why a nation devoted to democracy can't afford to forget.

Yet another milestone in the Bush presidency:

May 19, 2008: A magazine whose crossword puzzle has the clue "Murder ____ Wrote" makes the U. S. Supreme Court look dumb.

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