DURST: You Can't Make Stuff Up Like This -- Election Edition
* The best news for Al Gore is not that Gray Davis is Governor of California during a redistricting period, but rather when he stands next to Davis he looks like he's outlined in neon and dancing across the stage like Mick Jagger.* The New York Senate race where Charles Shumer beat Al D'Amato cost $36 million. Just goes to prove that politics and money go together like pork rinds and cholesterol. And are just as good for you too.* A full 4 percent of our states are now being governed by Bush brothers. Thank god Barbara didn't have any more kids.* The major issue that swept the country this time around was... there wasn't one. The Dow is still hovering around 9000 and we're fat and happy like a school of pirhana in a raw meat swimming pool.* As usual there were more strange races out there than reasons not to watch the WB Network. Okay, maybe not that many. In Southern California, seeking the office of the highest paid elected official in the country at a salary of $234,016 a year, LA County Sheriff Sherman Block lost his re-election bid against Division Chief Lee Baca. Sheriff Block's edge, he was the incumbent. His drawback: he was dead. He'd would have gotten my vote. How much harm could he do?Will Durst is relieved Jesse "The Body" Ventura is governor of Minnesota, because now California is no longer the wackiest state in the union.