Roy September 29, 2006 2:06 PM

Even if somebody scammed the entire national election, the Supreme Court, now that the precedent has been set, will simply set aside the election and will appoint their choice of winner.

Pendant September 29, 2006 2:10 PM

it would be funnier if the article didn’t ignore the constitutional requirement that the president be at least 35 years old.

Albert September 29, 2006 3:04 PM

Pendant – by 2008, the Constitution will be even more of a fading memory than it is now. I think that’s the point.

NIc September 29, 2006 3:33 PM

I have not come across Avant News before, I liked their story about Nearly “21 Million Iraqis Not Yet Killed” even more.

swiss connection September 30, 2006 1:44 AM

“Funny Future History”

Thanks for these guiding words Bruce, otherwise I would not have figured out that this is a joke.

Dom De Vitto September 30, 2006 10:04 AM

I think the “21m Iraqis not yet killed” was a take firom the ‘’ story: 95% of Iraqis not dead, with similar stats-to-make-the-world-look-like-a-nice-place type spin.
The latest RT story is has this quote:
“We all know why we were attacked in 2001. Our opinion polls are clear. Americans were attacked for their way of life and their freedoms. Thanks to our Republican stewardship these factors will no longer induce such envy. Let me give you examples. In 2006, globally, the US ranks 8th by GDP per capita, 9th in economic freedom (source:, a lowly 13th in Quality-of-Life (source: The Economist), and a dismal 44th in press freedom (source: Reporters sans frontiers). These pitiable scores mean that we are no longer the target.”

’nuff said.

Steve October 2, 2006 5:51 AM

Pendant – from TFA:

“the strongest showing ever received by a write-in candidate since the dissolution of the Constitution in 2007”

Would you also like to complain that the article “ignores the constitutional requirement that votes not be faked?”

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