All right, the US election is over..

jonathan flanders jon_flanders at SPAMcompuserve.com
Wed Nov 8 06:42:16 MST 2000



>> The
most urgent task seems to be to fight for the right of what may
curiously be seen by Americans as an "undemocratic" law: that vote be
COMPULSORY. <<

No Nestor, from the point of view of democratic rights, the main issue
post-election is the reactionary electoral college system.

Not only did this system mean that candidates Gore and Bush restricted
their campaigning to a few "swing" states, effectively disenfranchising the
majority, but now we have the prospect of the candidate who was defeated in
the popular vote winning the election!

Jon Flanders







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