Sandra Day O’Connor Doubts Decision To Take Bush V. Gore

From Huff Post Politics, by Luke Johnson

Twelve years after the Supreme Court accepted the case involving the 2000 election results in Bush V Gore, Former Justice O’Connor expressed doubt as to whether the Supreme Court should have accepted the case to begin with:

Sandra Day O'ConnorFormer Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor expressed doubt Friday about the decision to take the 2000 Bush v. Gore case that resulted in the election of President George W. Bush.

“It took the case and decided it at a time when it was still a big election issue,”O’Connor told the Chicago Tribune editorial board in an interview. “Maybe the court should have said, ‘We’re not going to take it, goodbye.'”

“Obviously the court did reach a decision and thought it had to reach a decision,” she said. “It turned out the election authorities in Florida hadn’t done a real good job there and kind of messed it up. And probably the Supreme Court added to the problem at the end of the day.”

 

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