Election Deus Ex Machina

Election Deus ex Machina

NARRATOR: November 7, 2000, 9:30 PM

TELEVISION: We find we need to… retract our previous statement, it seems Al Gore has NOT won Florida. There was some kind of computer error, but our experts have discovered how to get around the problem.

NARRATOR: November 7, 2000, 9:30 PM

TELEVISION: That’s right, Tom. Essentially, we’re going to do exactly the same thing we did earlier, only this time we’ll expect an entirely different result.

NARRATOR: November 7, 2000, 9:31 PM

TELEVISION: There you have it folks… and this just in, George W. Bush wins Florida with 51% of the vote, while Al Gore loses with 51% of the vote.

ALEX: (Sighs.)

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