Re: [rumori] mickey mouse wins

From: Steev Hise (
Date: Wed Jan 15 2003 - 17:50:48 PST

on Wed, 15 Jan 2003 matt davignon told me:

>Hell, 2 years ago (to beat a dead horse), millions upon millions of
>Americans voted a guy into the White House because he would be more fun to
>grab a beer with than the other guy.

not true. Al Gore won the election. that is pretty
well-documented now. The Supreme Court voted a guy into the White
House because he'd be more advantageous to rule the world with.

>I dare say that most people I encounter tend to reduce any issue down to a
>few words before deciding what they think of it, even if that reduction
>drastically changes the meaning or misses the point of the issue. I think
>it's human nature.

i don't know. i think reduction is the nature of our western,
Cartesian culture, not of humanity in general.

>So I'm sure Disney pushed for this copyright extension as some sort of
>"Protect Mickey" campaign, and I'm sure a lot of people bought it. That's
>where I was going with that comment.

you're talking like it was a popular election. the only
people they had to convince were (at least) 5 old white men in


Steev Hise, Nervert
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