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Response to questionseverything (Reply #35)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 11:31 PM

37. that's not the point. The point is that the article on which this blog is based recorded


any allegations of denial of vote, change of candidate, etc.

More galling is that it gives the impression that these problems are consistent with touch screen problems with no paper trail when in fact the articles make clear that the problems that existed (such as calling up the identity of a voter from a data base) are part of an effort to introduce new machines that are specifically designed to create a paper ballot trail, something we all want. It is not remarkable that in transitioning from touch screen to machines that provide a paper trail that there may be some delays on the first major roll out.

But the biggest objection to these knee jerk OPs that automatically register alarm with every glitch is that it contributes to a general, and untrue, impression that there are massive problems in getting an accurate vote in the US.

When people complained about the accuracy of machine in 2016 they were in fact helping the Republicans undermine the election of Obama in 2008 and 2012 when the same machines were used.

In the case of the elections held this week unsubstantiated claims of general failure of vote counts undermines the fact that the Democrats won across the board. It will be these unsubstantiated claims that will be used by Bevin in Kentucky to try and over turn a legal and honest victory by the Democrats.

When you post articles critical of the vote count process when Democrats win you are in total agreement with Breitbart, the alt right and others who suggest that the Democrats stole the election.

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