November 8, 2000

On November 8, 2000, Florida instituted a statewide recount to decide the winner of the 2000 US presidential election between Al Gore and George W Bush. The Supreme Court had to get involved and stop the vote counting and named the incompetent George W Bush as President. It was such a debacle that the term ‘hanging chad’ entered the general lexicon for about 10 years. Florida and the rest of the nation was so disillusioned by the whole process that they swore there would be changes. Enter 2020, the year of the pandemic and murder hornets and another presidential election. Changes were made and the process was altered to prevent another ‘hanging chad’ outcome.

Unfortunately, President Trump was such an idiot who did not understand that every vote against him was a ‘legal’ vote and the delayed vote counts in Georgia, Arizona, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina were all a direct result of the shitstorm of 2000. Even after all of his temper tantrums he still lost. America returned to normal.

For a while, being named Chad meant you were subjected to numerous puns and bad jokes about your name... then Beckies came along and most people forgot about Chads. Share this post to suggest the next name to be targeted for abuse.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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