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"With the identity of the next leader of the free world hanging in the balance, Nader was plowing through a crushingly tedious 45-minute speech..." Michael Crowley observes in 'The New Republic' election night behavior of the man who arguably threw the election.

Posted: Sun, Nov. 25, 2000 / 7:05am

Succession of Power is a Many-Splintered Thing

"The Electoral College is flawed, but taking a perfect measure of the will of the people is impossible", argues Slate's Michael Kinsley of Slate, writing for MSNBC. In this strange election season, his point is particularly cogent.

Posted: Sun, Nov 26, 2000 / 6:59 am