Tag: Gore

Join Jim and Greg as they enjoying watching House Democrats point fingers at each other for doing much worse than expected in Tuesday’s elections. Jim tells Republicans to stop airing their arguments about election crimes or irregularities on social media and cable news and bring evidence to court if there are reasons to investigate the vote counting. And they unload on self-important New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman for suggesting Al Gore “took a bullet for the country” by conceding to George W. Bush in 2000.

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When a presidential candidate loses the popular vote but wins the electoral vote, it is seen as a “flaw” in the electoral system. That’s incorrect. It is by design. The electoral college was created before Presidents were chosen, almost directly, by voters. One principle still applies. The founders wanted to protect the small states from […]

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Listening to James Pethokoukis’s podcast the other day, I had a glimmer of hope about the politics of Silicon Valley. After all, this is a innovative culture that is taking on taxi cartels and are rewriting the rules of the labor market. Well, this Wired interview with Al Gore shook me back into reality. Together, they perfectly capture the techy […]

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