Skip to comments.Reliving the Florida recount (TV movie produced by Democrats)
Posted on 12/26/2007 10:00:48 AM PST by avacado
Reliving the Florida recount
One of the most highly anticipated political telefilms being released next year is Recount, a fast-paced depiction of the behind-the-scenes drama that took place in Florida during the disputed 2000 Gore-Bush election.
Earlier this year, the possibility was raised that this Recount might be swayed and history rewritten because writer Strong and executive producers Paula Weinstein and Sydney Pollack, as well as HBO Films President Colin Callender, are all Democratic supporters.
There have been many incarnations of the script, the HBO representative said in response to questions about literary license taken in the film.
Still, HBO expects many of the real-life figures featured in the film will help promote the project once they see a final cut.
Were veterans in doing these projects, said the HBO rep. Weve done our homework.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
You mean to tell the truth, right?
I’m sure it’ll harp on the fact that the SCOTUS decision was only 5-4 and ignore the fact that the decision was 7-2 on whether recounts as being done violated both constitutions. It was only 5-4 on the question of whether there was enough time to fix the system, which there wasn’t.
Remember the Algore quote when he had W on the phone after the election? "You don't need to be snippy about it!" - classic!
“Were veterans in doing these projects, said the HBO rep. Weve done our homework.
Veterans my you know what. Did their homework. Yeah right down to with their blinders securely on.
This is a phony baloney distraction; just to make us mad and distract.
We all know that Al Gore lost the election.
That's what shocked me the most. WTH was up with that?
The Florida Supreme Court was largely composed of Democrat appointees.
And, when it came to crunch, they let their partisan instincts show.
Recall that SCOTUS' first action in the matter was to send the issue back to the Florida court, asking them to reconsider their actions in the light of certain Constitutional principles. It was a chance for the Florida court to recognize their errors and reverse their original pro-Gore decision.
Nonetheless, in a majority decision, the Florida court rejected SCOTUS' action and refused to alter their earlier action. In a dissenting opinion, even the Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court decried the rank partisan motives of the court's majority.
It was then, and only then, that SCOTUS shot them down -- in a 7-2 decision, it might be added. Not the narrow 5-4 decision on a subsidiary issue that the press is fond of citing.
And I would expect them to report on the numerous reserve units that were called-up and deployed on short notice -- mere days before the election, but after the deadline for requesting an absentee ballot had passed.
It is frankly evident that the Democrats recognized the critical role of Florida well in advance and took every opportunity to alter the electoral landscape in their favor.
As a matter of fact, they were.
On page C-17.
Guess what? Bush won. Every one of them.
Don’t forget that people never mentioned that the Gore people cherry-picked the counties that they wanted recounted...
Of course, that will be in the film as well. /s
A full 19 hours after it began, the nightmarish battle over Duval´s military ballots came to an end. When the canvassing board announced that the ballots of 149 soldiers, sailors and airmen had been disqualified, a pair of jubilant Gore lawyers actually exchanged high-fives for their victory against Americas service personnel.
“A Republican, visibly shaken by this sight, demanded to know how they could celebrate the disenfranchisement of U.S. military personnel risking their lives around the world. One of the Gore lawyers glibly replied: A win´s a win.”
The only recount algore won was the “Kreskin” recount. In that one the ratmedia took ballots that were marked straight rat except for the top line, which was blank, and using Kreskin-like powers of decernment, they “guestimated” that EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THOSE voters MEANT to vote for algore but “forgot.” Yes they actually stretched their imaginations THAT far.
So, they’re finally going to cover the fact that the Florida courts were usurping the powers of the legislative and executive branches?
They pulled every trick in the book and none of them worked. It was a great time to be a FReeper.
I'm willing to bet that "we've done our homework" means "we used Alan Dershowitz's book as our main legal guide."
Yeah. I kinda doubted they had that kind of connections.
the Pacific ?????????
tell me more.........I own the metal boxed Band Of Brothers
and you could not pry my fingers from it.....