Voter Suppression

Reliving the 2000 Election — and Learning the Wrong Lessons

November 20, 2018

The most salient national recounts of 2018 are now over. That does not mean it’s time to relax. Over the past two weeks, Florida has once again been recount central. And it has been impossible to escape the looming omnipresence of the ghosts of the 2000 election. Bush v. Gore, synecdoche for the problems with…