11 November 2000
Advice for the Pretenders
to the Presidency
by Ken Peters
1. Appoint Ralph Nadar as Secretary to the Interior. It’s either a nice way of saying thank you, or proof that that the environment matters.
2. Move immediately to end the Electoral College and institute direct popular vote as the means of choosing your successor. It’s either an apology to, or an affirmation of democrats with a small d.
3. Start regulating SUVs concerning safety and pollution standards. It is about as large an issue your mandate covers and would actually be a good thing for the country.