Hand Over Fist

November 2000
New Republic;11/27/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 22, p7
Addresses the debate over the proper way to recount ballots in Florida as a manner of determining whether Al Gore or George W. Bush will ascend to the office of the United States presidency. Argument on the flaws in the proposals of both sides; Republican Party's opposition to the recount; Democratic Party's aim to recount ballots in highly Democratic counties; Gore's confidence of a win in the event of a recount; Bush's claims on the unreliability of hand counts favored by Gore.


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