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2016 Postmortem

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Sun Apr 24, 2016, 12:19 PM Apr 2016

WHO Is To Blame? [View all]

If you had to choose, WHO would you blame (directly or indirectly) for Al Gore losing the 2000 presidential election?

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Ralph Nader
6 (12%)
Al Gore
2 (4%)
Bill Clinton
4 (8%)
36 (72%)
George Bush
0 (0%)
Monica Lewinsky
0 (0%)
None of the Above
2 (4%)
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WHO Is To Blame? [View all] Segami Apr 2016 OP
Bill Clinton. Segami Apr 2016 #1
Nader/Sarandon with Scalia a close second. (eom) oasis Apr 2016 #2
Name a stirring message the Gore campaign presented... brooklynite Apr 2016 #3
I really do put a lot of blame on those who couldn't see a difference between Bush and Gore. Zynx Apr 2016 #4
SCOTUS of course JaneyVee Apr 2016 #5
it was stolen. reddread Apr 2016 #6
Chad was hanging around as I recall. Blame Chad !! Hiraeth Apr 2016 #7
There is more than one culprit - Bush, SCOTUS, Nader, Katherine Harris, Brooks Brothers riot by Agnosticsherbet Apr 2016 #8
Right on farleftlib Apr 2016 #18
Joe Lieberman laying down for Cheney in the vp debate! MattP Apr 2016 #9
when they come for your vote.. G_j Apr 2016 #10
This is the fact of the matter in a nutshell. Aerows Apr 2016 #41
If Gore had chosen Bob Graham for VP instead of the Schmuck, cureautismnow Apr 2016 #11
Combination of 2,3 and 4. hobbit709 Apr 2016 #12
Gore. He failed to attract enough voters to secure the election. Tierra_y_Libertad Apr 2016 #13
Moxie and Spunk. TheCowsCameHome Apr 2016 #14
Gore was a bad campaigner firebrand80 Apr 2016 #15
SCOTUS rock Apr 2016 #16
Supreme Court Trenzalore Apr 2016 #17
The electorate. Donald Ian Rankin Apr 2016 #19
Al Gore won the popular vote so, the voters clearly did not want a republican president. nt Henhouse Apr 2016 #21
Agree. peace13 Apr 2016 #28
You need to add "Hanging Chad" and Pat Buchanon...nt Henhouse Apr 2016 #20
The Constitution delegates the right to run Presidential elections to the states Samantha Apr 2016 #22
We should not forget the Florida voter purge and Kathleen Harris. senz Apr 2016 #23
Realistically a mixture of all. hrmjustin Apr 2016 #24
SCOTUS behaved abominably but Gore would still have lost if the recount he wanted had been allowed Nye Bevan Apr 2016 #25
I believe Gore won when all was said and done. peace13 Apr 2016 #29
can we add the lovely ballot designer woman in FLorida? Fresh_Start Apr 2016 #26
There was more than one questionable move. NCTraveler Apr 2016 #27
The corporate media conglomerates. Uncle Joe Apr 2016 #30
Clinton tularetom Apr 2016 #31
No one is to blame Algernon Moncrieff Apr 2016 #32
Nader voters in FL. "Not a dimes worth of difference"? redstateblues Apr 2016 #33
I'm surprised nobody on DU has blamed Obama yet redstateblues Apr 2016 #34
I guess we don't have tea party republicans here Fresh_Start Apr 2016 #35
Anyone who blames Nader for Gore's loss is hopelessly ignorant of politics.[n/t] Maedhros Apr 2016 #36
I think Jeb played a part in it too. Ain't Karma cool? nt Live and Learn Apr 2016 #37
Nader is a myth by members of the Democratic Party neo-liberal establishment PufPuf23 Apr 2016 #38
In order: SCOTUS, Bush, Nader. baldguy Apr 2016 #39
Wrong Question. He Didn't Lose. pat_k Apr 2016 #40
Nader! He took votes out of Gore's pot that would have made the difference in 2 states. Either one Persondem Apr 2016 #42
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