What if Gore Had Won?
Author Jeff Greenfield on his new book, “43*”.
- Duration 7:16
- Date Sep 25, 2012
Author Jeff Greenfield on his new book, “43*”.
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Apparently armed guys did this book that you helped last year than everything changed -- -- one more counter factual one of -- had war.
It was that wasn't enough for -- whole book so it's -- -- it's -- 43.
With an asterisk -- gore beat bush.
I do the same thing I didn't the other book it's a lot of economists like you get.
Well yeah I but I know that I'm already getting those confident talking about where he actually gets to be president has nothing to do with recounts.
I'll give this away the focus about money and and so you don't.
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Apart from the really exceptional writing.
And more -- -- for your good -- Registration for Robert Kennedy the reason I'm so fast -- about this stuff like the novel -- -- about the Electoral College going increasing -- him.
Is because history.
Turns on a plug nickel over and over in the east tiny little twists of fate -- display -- -- different way leads to.
This was one that I was fascinated by and also so many people have a history when I was pushing the other book -- -- -- do with gore beat bush.
These folks are Democrats who have the assumption things would have been much better.
My plot doesn't say that I have other twists of fate that don't work out so.
But I just think it's a you know what -- says it's it's it's it's equality that perhaps both of -- could use a little more of its an exercise in humility.
It teaches you -- -- mean by that is it teaches you the U -- the middle a selection of but he has these theories that this is what's gonna happen and that's gonna happen.
One little twist of fate can turn this whole thing.
Upside down I'm starting to think that if the replacement -- Don't get replaced by real -- angry white men will be so furious that it could hurt Obama because their football's vehement.
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How do you view.
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The to be honest I haven't read it and Doris who wrote team of rivals is the right person -- to look I think history.
-- is an open field.
Anybody can play and -- Newt Gingrich is -- Phillip Roth didn't in the plot against America we have straws and orchestras and the question is.
Is what they're writing based on plausible scenarios have they done their homework have they actually thought about this or they just making stuff up -- -- whole cloth.
I don't know the answer to the bill Reilly one.
I know that in in Phillip -- case it's deeply researched and humbly in my case I did lots interviews and all right I I -- -- people how what you've been -- present what what you've done.
And talk to people involved in counterterrorism about the 9/11 issue.
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It doesn't lose anything when he does this really -- -- stunned.
Because -- the only person in this building electrical.
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I think it all depends on on whether or not it's credible really it's credible I mean.
The reason why I have -- and political troubles at all to say it is it will what -- -- -- The EC oh so not only with the Republicans have been a problem with president or the liberals in the Democratic Party wouldn't like the fact that it won't spend all that money.
The last point about this would make an argument and no of course not are pushing a book communicative -- -- killer believes that help.
What was the big issue in the 2000 campaign.
The the -- issue was what we gonna do -- all that extra money.
When you realize that outside -- that was the debate we had five trillion dollars in surplus is coming right if you wanna know how much the country has changed just in a decade and change think about that that was -- big argument.
And it stuff like that when you when you -- when you look back you realize how quickly.
We forget about some of the shaping -- is -- district I got no problem look I'm a popular struggle and that'll -- appoint a Ph.D.
So I'm answer your question by saying wrenching aspect to my book which as I mentioned only -- -- -- -- in China on an -- book form circle.
43 -- an asterisk when court be pushed a -- Roger Larson's home run thing.
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It tries to sell -- deadly heart real world was a crack shot.
Which it was not.
Let me -- another guy who doesn't need -- Stephen King wrote a very long book called 112263.
-- -- With its pretty -- all I have a wonderful -- but disappointed as he sends a -- back in time to try to save press carriers often it's deeply researched.
And he comes to the conclusion that it was -- -- Which is what I've always believed this conspiracy theories if you can -- conspiracy three you've got to have a theory that makes cents crunched are careful.
-- I'm happier for him -- -- doing well.
Life has good.
And I only bang my head against the microphone when I -- you know but you know what this almost 25 years -- and I said she wants and one of your many controversies.
Why are people surprised if you have a birthday party a pool party for kids and you put a shark in the pool what do you expect is gonna happen -- -- I don't.