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  •  Blame Pyramid: (4+ / 0-)
    Nader and Gore

    CLASS 1: MANDATORY BLAME—MUST BLAME AT ALL TIMES
    1) Ralph Nader
    2) The 2.9 million people who voted for Ralph Nader

    CLASS 2: BLAMEWORTHY PRIMARILY WHEN NO CLASS 1 GROUPS ARE BEING DISCUSSED
    1) The Supreme Court
    2) George Bush
    3) Katherine Harris (may be removed from this class in the future due to increasing obscurity)
    CLASS 3: ARGUABLY RESPONSIBLE, THOUGH MAINLY IN NARROW PROCEDURAL WAYS
    1) Al Gore
    CLASS 4: MAY HAVE SOME DETECTABLE LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY BUT NONE WORTH MENTIONING
    1) Bill Clinton
    2) Joe Lieberman
    3) The Democratic Party
    CLASS 5: ENTIRELY BLAMELESS
    1) ~200,000 Democrats in Florida who voted for George Bush
    2) Millions of Democrats throughout the nation who voted for George Bush
    3) ~1 million Democrats who didn't vote at all in Florida

    4) Republican voters in general
    5) People who voted for any of the seven other political parties in Florida whose totals exceeded the 543-vote difference between Gore and Bush
    6) The entire non-voting American public

    He's got a (D) next to his name. How many Ds and how many Rs next to his policies? - Jim P

    by Uberbah on Fri Jul 15, 2011 at 01:11:35 PM PDT

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