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mgr Donating Member (616 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-03-05 07:26 PM
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68. How so?
The point with Washington is that the hand recount indicated that exit poll overestimated democratic support, if there had been padding of this via electronic means this would have been evident. Oregon was a telephone survey of mailed ballots that have several layers of security unique to their system. California did not allow paperless DREs, and being stongly democrat through out is unlikely to permit any shenanigans.

One may argue that compilers were hacked, but if not evident in Washington's recount, then it may be true for other states, unless Rove was prescient that a recount would occur prior to the election taking place?

Hacking compilers implies your opponent is smart, and able to change--the antithesis of conservatism. If your opponent were smart why do we have the goods on Blackwell, is he an exception, or the rule? I think a phase shift in thinking is in order here, people are stupid, if it worked in the past, they will continue to do it in the future. Look for ballot stuffing and voter suppression first, go to the compiler argument later.

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