Wherefore art thou, NM?
November 10, 2000 1:52 PM   Subscribe

Wherefore art thou, NM? "Amid the intense legal and public relations battle for Florida and its 25 electoral votes, Al Gore may have lost a state: New Mexico."
posted by bilco (9 comments total)
Nader grabs 4%!! Spoi-LER! Spoi-LER!
posted by snakey at 2:05 PM on November 10, 2000

Wow... This page on CNN.com shows Gore ahead of Bush by only 173 votes! That's closer than Florida. Hagelin, the Natural Law Party candidate, could've been the spoiler.
posted by smackfu at 2:32 PM on November 10, 2000

i hate to be a shakespearean nitpicker, but the linktext here means "why are you new mexico?" which i sincerely doubt was the intention of the poster.
posted by nonsequitur at 4:06 PM on November 10, 2000

That's what I translated it to as well, but I didn't see anything wrong with it. I figured it was asking whose side NM was going to end up in.
posted by pnevares at 4:25 PM on November 10, 2000

Maybe you shoulda stolen from Paul Simon instead of Will Shakespeare: "Where have you gone, Joe NewMexico..."
posted by BozLee at 4:31 PM on November 10, 2000

Beautiful, BozLee.....simply Beautiful.
posted by Optamystic at 4:47 PM on November 10, 2000

"...beating up on Marilyn Monroe...
whoa, whoa, whoa..."
posted by baylink at 6:02 PM on November 10, 2000

"Going to the candidates debate"Laugh about it, shout about it, when you've got to choose"Every way you look at this you lose"

posted by EngineBeak at 7:07 PM on November 10, 2000

I'm thinkin' we ought to write the whole song; takers?

You write it, I'll record it; I have lots of KJ's I can borrow a disk from...
posted by baylink at 7:16 PM on November 11, 2000

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