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Thu Nov 8, 2018, 07:11 AM

A look back at the Brooks Bros Riot in Florida

Participants included Roger Stone

"...On November 22, a violent crowd of about 150 Republican Party protesters rampaged through Miami's County Hall after the canvassing board decided to concentrate its recount on the approximately 10,000 “undervotes”—ballots for which no presidential choice had been registered by the original machine count. The Republican demonstrators banged and kicked on the doors and windows of the 19th floor office where the board had moved the count, as well as physically assaulting a number of Democratic Party representatives on the scene.

Not long after the Republican rampage, the board decided to stop its manual recount of the county's presidential ballots altogether. The hand recount had been authorized the previous day by the Florida Supreme Court. It is widely acknowledged in the press that the board's action meant that hundreds of votes, mostly for Democratic candidate Al Gore, went uncounted as a result.

These facts have been barely reported in the media because they provide further proof that the Republicans and Bush have been working relentlessly from Election Day on to gain Florida's 25 electoral votes by means of voter intimidation and fraud..."

Full article

https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2000/11/riot-n29.html

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Thu Nov 8, 2018, 07:17 AM

1. We've known who and what they are for decades

and have done nothing (except try to GOTV).

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Thu Nov 8, 2018, 07:21 AM

2. So true

Thanks.

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