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Bill Bored Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-21-08 08:30 PM
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13. Good questions! 2 Answers:
1. The same sort of thing was used in MD in the 2006 Governor's race to politicize the e-voting issue FOR THE GOP candidate, Ehrlich, who won a close election to become Gov in 2002. In 2006, the Repub. Spoonamore, released what has been described as the "holy grail" of e-voting security reports -- the unredacted SAIC report. The report itself turned out to be a real snoozer. :boring: There was no THERE there. So why all the hype about it in '06? To make it appear as if the GOP gave 2 shits about this issue, when of course, all they care about is Voter ID.

2. The other reason would be to divert attention from other more serious issues that threaten this year's election.

I'm interested in hearing any other hypotheses.
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