Senator Slade Gorton of Washington (where Microsoft is located) accuses the Department of Justice of pursuing the Microsoft anti-trust case in hopes of gaining votes in California for Al Gore in the 2000 Presidential election. I think that there are logical philosophical arguments to be made in favor of Microsoft, but this has to be one of the most cynical statements I’ve heard about in quite some time. Get a life, Slade. Wired News reports.