“Maybe the court should have said, ‘We’re not going to take it, goodbye.’”
– Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, in an interview with the Chicago Tribune about Bush v. Gore and the 2000 presidential election.
In case you’ve been in a coma since 2000, the U.S. Supreme Court took up the case of Bush v. Gore because the state of Florida couldn’t decide what the hell they were doing with its own damn election system. The Court ordered Florida to stop recounting ballots and essentially handed then-Governor George W. Bush the U.S. presidency. It’s strangely coincidental that Bush’s younger brother, Jeb, was governor of Florida at the time. Now, look at the mess they created! Hindsight is always 20/20.