Friday, 16 November 2001 : "Post stuff"In today's WPost:
Details of the new airport security bill -- mostly federalized, which is fine with me. Oh, and people with criminal records will no longer be checking your bags.
Lessons of The Long Recount by E. J. Dionne Jr.
It turns out [Gore] would have been best served by doing the right thing and demanding a full, statewide recount of all 175,000 undervotes and overvotes. The Gore side will assert, correctly, that it faced tough political and legal hurdles in getting a full recount. But that should have been its goal -- for substantive and, we now learn, practical reasons. As the Palm Beach Post, a partner in the recount, wrote: "If Gore had demanded and been granted recounts applying standards many Republicans said they would accept, he would have been president."
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