Bush v. Gore
On February 2, 2008, Punxsutawney Phil, the most well known of groundhog Spring prognosticators, did indeed see his shadow and predicted six more weeks of Winter.
However, Buckeye Chuck has challenged the outcome of Groundhog Day, citing the name recognition of Phil – a result of Bill Murray’s solid endorsement of Phil back in 1993.
Groundhog day insiders confirm that it is unlikely that the case of Chuck v. Phil will reach the highest Court.
Counsel to Chuck has advised against any legal action in light of the precedent set forth in Bush v. Gore. Read more about Meteorologists Demand Recount In Groundhog Day Results
Let's put this in perspective. Martha Stewart is convicted of conspiracy, making false statements and obstruction of justice, and soon she's decorating a prison cell. Lil' Kim is convicted of perjury before a grand jury and conspiracy, and off to the big house she goes. Paris Hilton commits a crime that could be described as "driving while blond, vapid and obnoxious," and next thing you know she's freaking out in solitary confinement.