Re: november concern

From: zeb haradon (
Date: Mon Oct 09 2000 - 21:27:46 MDT

>From: Dave Sill <>
>Subject: Re: november concern
>Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2000 11:31:09 -0400
>Brian D Williams <> wrote:
> >
> > Unfortunately since the democrats have made taking away my Second
> > Amendment rights an issue, Harry won't be getting my vote this
> > time.
>The probability that your vote for Bush will decide the election is so
>ridicuulously small that it's not even worth considering.

It's a chance of zero. A vote that close goes to congress.

>Back before the '96 election someone posted a parable on Usenet about
>for third party candidates. I don't know the origin of the parable, and I
>haven't been able to find a copy anywhere since, but it went something like
> Earth is invaded and taken over by a race of lizardlike aliens. In order
> to appear democratic, they hold an election for the world leader. They
> two alien candidates (a "good guy" and a "bad guy") and a human
> Suprisingly, the "good" alien beats out the human every time. Why?
> vote for him because they "Don't want the wrong lizard to win".

That's from the Simpsons!
The aliens dressed up like Clinton and Dole and fooled everyone. My favorite
part was when the Dole alien goes up to the podium and makes the
pronouncement "Abortions for all!"

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