MICKY KAUS SAYS AL GORE LOST because of, well, Al Gore.
Cook notes that the Democratic party elite “would rather see Gore deported than renominated.”… I’m not so sure Gore doesn’t have a point about his consultants steering him into a incongruously angry populism, message-wise — but whose fault was that? Gore also screwed up the Florida recount battle, if truth be told. … And if Bush would have won the popular vote but for the DUI revelation, doesn’t that mean Gore’s campaign was actually much worse than it appears?
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(Am I getting the hang of this yet?)