Who Really Won?

Saturday, November 20, 2004

Does the AP Understand Our System?

AP does a story on 'academia' focused on the election, despite the Kerry concession and the overhaul of the Bush cabinet.

Check out this graph:

Despite Internet-circulated speculation that Bush's victory was somehow stolen or rigged, the incumbent's clear margin in the popular vote count is much wider than any of the problems reported to date -- be they voting technology failures, problems with provisional ballots or partisan shenanigans.

Since when does the popular vote mean anything? (Insert your own "Ask President Gore" joke).