- In the heroes' corner stood the righteous George W. Bush.
- In the corner of utter darkness, despair, and outrageous claims stood Al Gore.
- And prancing around the ring in a clown's outfit was Ralph Nader.
Following on from the previous year's Y2K turmoil, the 2000 election proved to be a wild and crazy time. Americans were confused by all the outrageous claims made by Al Gore, a former tobacco farmer and the inventor of the Internets. And come election night it seemed to be a very tight battle.
Ultimately the factonistas declared that the popular vote went marginally to Gore. Fortunately, a bunch of senile old people in Florida temporarily came to their senses and voted against him, thus saving America from four years of boredom.