The recent difficulties with the election and the challenging task of counting things have raised suggestions that we abandon such archaic notions as ballots, punches, and pregnant chad and run the whole wahoolazuma via computer next time because computers -- as any world-conquering AI will tell you -- don't make mistakes.

Ah, but could an electronic ballot be clear and concise enough even for a Floridan? Certainly, if we follow the standards of uncluttered simplicity shown by such sites as, oh, Am I Hot Or Not.

So, to give you a vision of what will almost definitely be your future, we show you what the 2000 election could have been like, if only people weren't so dumb:

Thanks to Ken Kaufman for inspiration.