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No mandate

In the U.S. presidential election of 2,000, Al Gore received over 500,000 votes more than the current monkey boy in chief. And thanks to delays from Florida state officials and out-of-state Republicans, coupled with a partisan decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, an official and exact re-count of Florida's ballots did not take place, preventing Gore from becoming president. With such a controversial and narrow electoral loss, monkey boy might have elected to be more prudent in his policies, but so far he has outdone himself -- withdrawing the U.S. from the Kyoto protocol, threatening withdrawal from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, declaring war on Afghanistan, suspending civil liberties for U.S. permanent residents, pushing for oil exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, shielding from public scrutiny the official records of his father (we are tempted to call him poppa monkey boy but he actually won an election), and pushing through crippling tax cuts.