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R: Re: CHAT (POLITICS!!!): Putting the duh in Florida

From:Mangiat <mangiat@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 29, 2000, 15:29
Nik wrote:

> Roger Mills wrote: > > Somewhere recently I heard "The Grinch who stole the Election", one of
> > memorable couplets was more or less: > > "Now they're counting by hand-- > > Hey, that's not what Jeb planned...." > > I saw that one. > > Personally, I doubt we'll ever know who genuinely won. I mean, if the > machines had even a .05% margin of error, that would translate into a > 3000-vote margin, and no one's ever done any studies to figure out how > accurate the machines are. >
This is a tragicommedy! Here on the other side of the pond votes are *always* counted manually (at least in Italy). Nevertheless, we have the results the day after... Luca, who's going nuts because of these elections!