Yes, We Have No Banana Republic

Yes, We Have No Banana Republic

What the foreign papers are saying.
Nov. 13 2000 9:30 PM

Yes, We Have No Banana Republic

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In an attempt to break what looks like becoming a difficult and lengthy deadlock, Mr Bush and his campaign people are trying to paint Mr Gore as a sore loser. In truth, they want to spin themselves into the White House by embarrassing Mr Gore into accepting an incomplete result in Florida. They should not succeed. The US presidency is too important, not just to Americans but to the rest of the world, to be handed to someone who might not deserve it.

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