Sunday, September 12, 2004

PRESIDENTIAL PARDON According to the St. Petersburg Times, some of President Bush's election-related paperwork didn't make it to the Sunshine State until September 2.

So what?

State law sets a Sept. 1 deadline for the governor to certify a list of presidential electors for each party's candidates.
Running Scared reads the law in question, and concludes that Bush did indeed miss the filing deadline.

Meanwhile, Florida Democratic Party chairman Scott Maddox had this to say:

To keep an incumbent president off the ballot in a swing state the size of Florida because of a technicality, I just don't think would be right.

CONTRAPOSITIVE is edited by Dan Aibel. Dan's a playwright. He lives in New York City.