The Common Good

"It Was a Tie" Election Statement from Author/Activist Jim Wallis

Source: Sojourners
Date: December 15, 2000
It's finally over. Five excruciating weeks of counting, re-counting, and not counting has led us to a moment in our nation's history like no other. Vice President Al Gore has called the nation to unity and President-elect George W. Bush has pledged a bi-partisan approach to leadership. But the post-election confusion has left many voters feeling disillusioned and angry. What lessons can be learned and what steps can be taken to begin the healing process?