Funny how everyone was concerned that Trump might not accept the results of the election, when all along it was Green Party candidate Jill Stein we had to worry about.
As you’ll know, Dr. Stein has been raising money to request recounts in the three mid-western states that propelled Trump to victory: Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. The deadline for submitting a recount request in Wisconsin was 5pm last Friday, and Stein managed to lodger her petition there with 90 minutes to spare. So there will definitely be a recount in Wisconsin. Deadlines for challenging the results in Pennsylvania and Michigan are today and Wednesday, respectively.
The 2000 Florida recount was a formative experience for me and for many others of my generation. Any mention of a recount brings up the spectre of hanging chads and divided Supreme Court decisions. Despite the fact that the recount didn’t change the outcome of the election ... Read More