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  •  The GOP smear machine would have been in full (2+ / 0-)
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    yuriwho, zhimbo

    slime mode for the last 8 years, and there would have been little to no netroots organization. Remember, we got started as a response to the public's lack of control and input in Washington.

    Having Gore as president would have made things easier on the American people in the short-term, but the Democratic party would be even more hollowed out and complacent than during the 90s. The GOP would still control the House and Senate, and Gore would have likely had to choose "compromise" (read: right-of-center) justices for the Supreme Court.

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