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InvisibleTouch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-04-04 04:03 PM
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61. Kerry is an honorable and honest guy....
... Maybe he just couldn't conceive that, if he plays the game by the rules, his enemies wouldn't do the same. Or had faith that the integrity on our side would swamp out the cheating on their side. He surely had advisors to crunch those numbers for him. Everyone underestimated the underhandedness of the rethugs.

Note for future elections: if they can lie, they will. If they can cheat, they will. If they can steal, they will. Think Murphy's Law. Anything that can be stolen, will be stolen. The big question is, how do we counter it? As others have pointed out, it's possible to cheat with paper ballots too. Must we count everything twice, by a team of vote counters from each party, and then compare the totals? I'm starting to think that's the only way to go. Even if that means the results aren't known for a few days after election eve....
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