So it's President Bush. OK. In absolute terms, more people voted for him than for Ronald Reagan who received 54 million votes at his peak in 1984. And since we're all trying to figure out what this says about the will of the American people, and since I always try to provide information for the common good here on this web site, I'd like to mention a few more things that over 54 million Americans did recently:
I hope this helps bring the Everyamerican into sharper focus. Because I aim to please.
[These stats were Googled and are probably suspect. But they're in the ballpark.]
guilty on only a very limited number of counts.
(including michael jackson's "thriller"...).
Great stuff, Rob. Now that the initial bout of depression has subsided, I'm taking more and more consolation from the fact that 55 million people voted to remove Bush. Looking over data from elections in the 80s (Reagan collected 525 electoral votes in '84!), I feel somewhat less pessimistic about our contemporary "values."