We’re also facing a very different election. 2000 came down to literally hundreds of votes in a single state. It is easy to justify SCOTUS stepping in to oversee that, whether we liked it or not. This year, it’s hard to imagine a scenario where Trump loses the electoral college and the race is so narrow that it comes down to a single state.
Buy it: Happy Rick Sanchez You Don’t Have To Die To Dead To Me I Have Mental Funerals Shirt
Few hundred or few thousand ballots; a close race is far more likely to be an issue of tens of thousands of ballots spread across multiple states. More than that, he’s already signaling that he’s going to go-big-or-go-home and try to dispute the validity of hundreds of thousands if not millions of ballots. Either way, that’s a much harder sell to an already jaded and pissed-off populace.