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Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud

What Might Have Been isn't necessarily better than what was....

43* When Gore Beat Bush - Jeff Greenfield

New Review! I'm always just a little disappointed in realistic alternative histories. "What?! The world *isn't* cat-free and religionless if {thing X} happens instead of reality? Boo! Hiss!"

 

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No one does an alternative Reality better than a political pundit. After all, punditry is by its nature counterfactual. Greenfield's Gore-wins essay makes it clear that nothing will ever be perfect in this worst of all possible worlds.