Tangentially related, it would be interesting to see a contingent election in the which the second-place and third-place candidates in terms of the popular vote are the only ones realistically under consideration; e.g. Perot somehow wins the popular vote in 1992, but wins no or very few (1-2) delegations in the entirely Democratic and Republican House.The only issue I see is that the House would have decide between Roosevelt, Clark and Taft, and the Republican establishment (larger than progressives at the time, were firmly behind Taft, not Roosevelt.
Tangentially related, it would be interesting to see a contingent election in the which the second-place and third-place candidates in terms of the popular vote are the only ones realistically under consideration; e.g. Perot somehow wins the popular vote in 1992, but wins no or very few (1-2) delegations in the entirely Democratic and Republican House.
I mean... that's usually what first place means, right?
Well yes, but that's why I specified "in the which the second-place and third-place candidates in terms of the popular vote."I mean, you win by electoral votes not popular votes, so first place to me always meant the person with the most electoral votes. Which, admittedly, tends to be the person with the most popular votes, too. But not always.
"You are just un poco loco!"Ernesto de la Cruz
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Ernesto de la Cruz (4 February 1896 - 2 November 1942) was a Mexican singer and actor. Alongside the likes of Pedro Infante, Jorge Negrete and Javier Solís, he was one of the best known idols of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema and was often considered one of the best singers in Mexican history.
Ernesto de la Cruz was born on 4 February 1896 in the town of Santa Cecilia, Oaxaca, Mexico.
In 1921, both he and his childhood best friend Hector Rivera (1900-1921) would enter entered the music industry and would tour all across Mexico for several months. Rivera would write the songs will de la Cruz would perform them. In the December of that same year, Hector Rivera would die unexpectedly and de la Cruz would continue to perform solo. He had told authorities that his friend had died of food poisoning, but they had never bothered to tell his wife Imelda (1899-1972) or his young daughter Coco (1918-2018), resulting in Imelda thinking her husband abandoned her and causing her to ban music from her families life and start a new shoe business.
Ernesto de la Cruz would continue his musical career and would make his name well known across Mexico in his two decade career with songs such as "The World is mi Familia", "Un Poco Loco", "Everyone Knows Juanita" and most famously "Remember Me". He would also take on the role of an actor, starring in various films such as "The Flying Priest" and "El Camino a Casa". Reportedly, he did all his own stunts.
Death and Burial
On 2 November (Dias de Muertos) 1942, Ernesto de la Cruz performing in Mexico City on stage finishing a performance of his most famous hit "Remember Me" when a backstage hand was distracted and accidently pulled the lever for the stage's giant church bell; Ernesto, being right under the bell at the moment, was crushed by it and killed instantly.
His body was laid to rest in a large tomb at the Panteon Santa Cecilia Cemetery back in his hometown of Santa Cecilia.
I will add some images and the remaining info about his legacy and events in recent years tomorrow.
I don't know what the hell happened here but it seems cursed.
excuse me what
This was my immediate thought, it was a really neat idea. All we need now is one for the Swastika Cycle and we'll have a nice duoThe recent discussion about how the Great War affected the soldiers that fought in it gave me a interesting if rather absurd idea. What would it take to switch the roles of John Ronald Reuel Tolkien and Adolf Hitler? Have Hitler attempt to build some idealized utopia on the corpses of millions...www.alternatehistory.com
In 1912 Teddy appealed to Bryan to join the Progressive Party, and Bryan threatened to bolt if Wilson wasnt the nominee, there is an old NYT article on it I will have to link it when I get home.It's been a while since I read about TR, but I'm fairly certain he hated Bryan. Just, utterly despised the man. I doubt he'd pick the anti-Imperialist Democrat as his pick, or that WJB would go with it.