Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Not even Stephen King could write this thriller

The Washington Times makes a plausible case that would make the 2000 contested presidential race look like a clear mandate for George W. Bush.

That's damn scary. But a 269-269 Electoral College tie is mathematically and politically possible. And then a nation already in the throes of a financial market meltdown would face political peril of equal extreme.

The U.S. Supreme Court would not settle this matter as in 2000. It would be Congress. And guess which ticket holds the advantage there? Not so fast. You may be wrong.

Read more, if you dare, at: http://www.washtimes.com/news/2008/sep/23/an-electoral-college-doomsday/

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