Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
October 31, 2014, 07:17:26 am
HomePredMockPollEVCalcAFEWIKIHelpLogin Register
News: Don't forget to get your 2013 Gubernatorial Endorsements and Predictions in!

+  Atlas Forum
|-+  Presidential Elections - Analysis and Discussion
| |-+  Election What-ifs? (Moderators: Bacon King, Dallasfan65)
| | |-+  What if Gore retracted concession AFTER giving concession speech?
« previous next »
Pages: [1] Print
Author Topic: What if Gore retracted concession AFTER giving concession speech?  (Read 908 times)
Reaganfan
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 12307
United States


View Profile
« on: September 08, 2011, 12:06:05 am »
Ignore

Gore's motorcade had arrived at the plaza after he conceded to Bush on Election Night 2000. What would have happened had Gore and Lieberman been on stage and conceded, then after they saw the votes in Florida tighten up and decided to retract their concession?
Logged
Senator Polnut
polnut
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 13898
Australia


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2011, 12:26:43 am »
Ignore

I doubt he would have...
Logged


Dogma is a comfortable thing, it saves you from thought - Sir Robert Menzies
Antonio V
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 31252
France


Political Matrix
E: -6.45, S: -4.87

P P P

View Profile
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2011, 04:09:42 am »
Ignore

He would have made a joke of himself.

He shouldn't have conceded in first place.
Logged

Quote from: IRC
22:15   ComradeSibboleth   this is all extremely terrible and in all respects absolutely fycking dire.

It really is.



"A reformist is someone who realizes that, when you bang your head on a wall, it's the head that breaks rather than the wall."

Peppino, from the movie Baaria
Lincoln Republican
Winfield
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 10643


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2011, 07:48:29 pm »
Ignore

He would have made a joke of himself.

He shouldn't have conceded in first place.

This may be, however, I believe at the time he conceded Bush was leading by about 100,000 votes.
Logged



Reaganfan
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 12307
United States


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2011, 02:18:16 pm »
Ignore

He would have made a joke of himself.

He shouldn't have conceded in first place.

This may be, however, I believe at the time he conceded Bush was leading by about 100,000 votes.

Actually it was more like 30-50,000. Still hard to believe how immediate his concession was considering the retraction and the long-winded legal battle.
Logged
MIKESOWELL
Rookie
*
Posts: 23
View Profile
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2012, 07:31:45 pm »
Ignore

I also thought Gore conceded too quickly.
Logged
Earthling
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 747
Netherlands


View Profile
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2012, 09:03:35 am »
Ignore

Florida was gone for him the moment baby Jeb Bush rigged the vote for his brother. It didn't really matter what Gore would have done on election night.
Logged

Quote
There's no I in team, but there is a ME

MooMooMoo, Amith!
Angry_Weasel
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 12635
Antarctica


View Profile
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2012, 09:36:40 am »
Ignore

...and you have to remember that Florida has an amazing TOTV (Throw out the Vote) machine. A good 1 in 8 people down there can't even vote.
Logged


the result is a sense that we were told to attend a lavish dinner party that was going to be wonderful and by the time we got there, all the lobster and steak had been eaten, a fight had broken out, the police had been called and all that was left was warm beer and chips.
Pages: [1] Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  


Login with username, password and session length

Logout

Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines