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Goodheart

(5,399 posts)
Sat Jun 10, 2017, 01:03 PM Jun 2017

I find myself wishing that Russia HAD successfully hacked the e-voting machines, themselves.

Call me a traitor, I don't think I am, but hear me out....

It wouldn't have made any difference to the outcome, but subsequent discovery might have once and for all annihilated the silly notion that black box voting machines loaded with secret proprietary software is a trusty way to operate elections.

Forgive me.

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I find myself wishing that Russia HAD successfully hacked the e-voting machines, themselves. (Original Post) Goodheart Jun 2017 OP
What makes you sure they didn't? Squinch Jun 2017 #1
+1000. dchill Jun 2017 #3
Like the other poster said...how can we be sure they didn't? angstlessk Jun 2017 #2
That information is classified! dchill Jun 2017 #4
frankly i dont think they changed vote totals..they REVERSED them! samnsara Jun 2017 #5
The national polls were off by about 2% mythology Jun 2017 #8
I think they did. Turbineguy Jun 2017 #6
They did! onecaliberal Jun 2017 #7
What makes you think they didn't? ananda Jun 2017 #9
Your wish is granted! dawg Jun 2017 #10
I think they may have. All they had to do was change a small number of votes demigoddess Jun 2017 #11

samnsara

(17,741 posts)
5. frankly i dont think they changed vote totals..they REVERSED them!
Sat Jun 10, 2017, 01:06 PM
Jun 2017

...100% of the polls were 100% wrong 100% of the time. can that even be possible?

 

mythology

(9,527 posts)
8. The national polls were off by about 2%
Sat Jun 10, 2017, 01:30 PM
Jun 2017

That's the same as in 2012, but the error went in Trump's favor instead of Obama's in 2012.

The polls showed Clinton much further ahead before the second Comey announcement.

Turbineguy

(37,571 posts)
6. I think they did.
Sat Jun 10, 2017, 01:07 PM
Jun 2017

They found out that they, Fox News, RW Hate radio, and the GOP had done such a good job that they did not have to change the results.

demigoddess

(6,651 posts)
11. I think they may have. All they had to do was change a small number of votes
Sat Jun 10, 2017, 02:43 PM
Jun 2017

in certain states to throw the electoral college drump's direction. They probably had the analysts who could figure out how to do it. Unseen.

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