Liberals: Rejecting Vote-by-Mail Is Voter Suppression
Liberals: Rejecting Vote-by-Mail Is Voter Suppression
The liberal media is trying desperately to scare us into exclusive vote-by-mail this fall. A quick scan of the top-trending stories following yesterday’s Kayleigh McEnany presser reveals their agenda: Covid-19 cases are on the rise; you’re all in danger; and thus vote-by-mail is the answer.
RAPIDLY WORSENING | #HarrisCounty hospitals:
– 177% increase in #COVID positive patients in gen/ISO beds since 5/31
– 64% increase in COVID positive patients in ICU beds since 5/31
— Houston Health Dept (@HoustonHealth) June 22, 2020
All are disinformation.
Anyone with an ounce of critical thinking skills understands that a rise in Covid-19 cases was expected for at least two reasons: 1) increased testing and 2) re-opened economies (note that the liberal media would like you to please not blame the protests and rioting though; that plays no part whatsoever, even though there’s evidence to the contrary…).
I know: Duh, right?
But that’s not stopping those who’ve pushed one conspiracy theory after another since Donald Trump descended that escalator, followed by months of manufactured crisis after manufactured crisis in an effort to win the November election.
Trump, Pence, their wives, Barr, Trump campaign manager, WH spox, etc. all vote by mail, but don’t think you should have that right. https://t.co/MHspyP5Oki
— Laura Rozen (@lrozen) June 22, 2020
Nice straw man. Everyone has the “right” to request an absentee ballot. It’s just that I don’t want YOU requesting one for me, filling it out, and casting it in my name. Crazy, I know.
In my own home state of Idaho, our primary election was scheduled for June 19th, but the Powers That Be made the decision to move the entire election to absentee voting, meaning anyone who wanted to was forced to vote via mail-in ballot. Guess what happened? Endless complaints from voters who never received their ballots, got the wrong ballots, or received multiple ballots at the same address. I can’t tell you how many people I witnessed complaining about it, but it was certainly enough to affect the outcomes of close elections. Not to mention the additional two weeks we were forced to wait for the election’s outcome, and a longer campaign season forced upon our candidates. Note: I ran for precinct committeeman; I won by nine votes. Now inject some ballot-harvesting in there, an uber-determined opposition, a county clerk with ulterior motives, etc etc etc…and imagine the outcome then.
But don’t try to convince the liberal media of that; they’re busy filling the heads of the chumps who read their tripe that our president is wrong, and that his real agenda is their oft-cited “voter suppression” (pro-tip: we had higher participation rates here in Idaho…I suspect due in part to Democrats attempting to fool voters into casting their ballots for fake Republicans like they do every election cycle). Here’s the New York Times, re-posting an Associated Press article, doing what the liberal media does best, misleading its readers:
Vice President Mike Pence and a half-dozen other senior advisers to President Donald Trump have repeatedly voted by mail, according to election records obtained by The Associated Press. That undercuts the president’s argument that the practice will lead to widespread fraud this November.”
Seven? SEVEN people? That’s the New York Times’ basis for nationwide vote-by-mail. No agenda there, right? Just the garbage rag that is the New York Times cherry-picking the fact that a handful of Trump staffers vote absentee—most of whom are registered voters in other states, mind you—and applying it to the entire country as the model by which we should all vote.
At least the Washington (com)Post is *kinda* correct in its assessment that vote-by-mail would extend the election outcome far past election night, making hanging and dimpled chads look like Romper Room play by comparison:
After voters in Pennsylvania, Georgia and Nevada went to the polls this month, some races hung in the balance for days as election officials waded through thousands of absentee ballots.”
“On Tuesday, a similar scenario is expected to play out in Kentucky and New York, where officials have already announced that some results will not be available for as long as a week.”
“In all five states, officials have contended with an avalanche of mail ballots as voters seek to avoid exposure to the novel coronavirus. It was a fresh illustration of how the pandemic is transforming the way elections are conducted in the United States.”
Transforming. As in “fundamentally.” Yes, the Washington Post—who just last week was yippee-kay-yaying the “peaceful protesters” calling to defund our law enforcement and beating them with bricks and such—would like you to know that in-person voting could lead to your demise. So never do it again. Ever. Except…
…in Wisconsin—where in-person primary election voting occurred—where it, you know, didn’t. No marked uptick. Liberal media’s cries for “It’s for the children about safety!” debunked.
Now if you want an excellent example of what looks to me like voter fraud via vote-by-mail, you need look no further than California’s ballot harvesting, the California Democratic Party’s best friend and majority-retainer:
In 2016, California legalized ballot harvesting in statute. In 2005, the Commission on Federal Elections Reform reported that ballot harvesting was a growing problem. The issues it raised make sense. The report stated that ‘third-party organizations, candidates, and political party activists’ collecting absentee ballots pose a risk to the integrity of elections.”
“The report found still further risks in the event that ‘blank ballots [are] mailed to the wrong address’ or to ‘large residential buildings getting intercepted.’ ‘Citizens who vote at home, at nursing homes, at the workplace, or in church [are] more susceptible to pressure, overt and subtle, or to intimidation,’ it found.”
As a point of evidence, even the WaPo allowed Marc Thiessen to weigh in when the subject of vote-by-mail first reared its ugly mug, back when that same rag was super-busy scaring us with the new virus that was sure to kill us all:
…In 2012, before mail-in voting became a partisan political litmus test, the New York Times published an article titled ‘Error and Fraud at Issue as Absentee Voting Rises.‘ The piece noted that ‘there is a bipartisan consensus that voting by mail … is more easily abused than other forms,’ and that ‘votes cast by mail are less likely to be counted, more likely to be compromised and more likely to be contested than those cast in a voting booth.’ A bipartisan Commission on Federal Election Reform, chaired by former president Jimmy Carter and former secretary of state James A. Baker III, concluded in 2005 that ‘absentee ballots remain the largest source of potential voter fraud’ and that ‘vote buying schemes are far more difficult to detect when citizens vote by mail.’ Carter and Baker also pointed out that citizens who vote at nursing homes ‘are more susceptible to pressure, overt and subtle, or to intimidation.’ In Florida, there is even a name for this: ‘granny farming.'”
The Democratic Party and its various domestic terrorist arms have shown us in the past few years—and acutely so in the past couple of months—that there’s nothing they won’t do to win the November election: from spying, to RussiaGate, to impeachment, to virus fear-mongering, to screams of “Racism!,” to literally tearing our country apart. So is it beyond the scope of imagination that they’d commit voter fraud in those blue states (and beyond) that Trump won in 2016 should they implement mail-in voting? Of course it’s not.
And their repeated calls for nation-wide vote-by-mail—and brow-beating anyone who dares disagree—reveal their true intentions.
The Democratic Party, and their media sycophants, insists that voting-by-mail is for our “safety.” These are the same people who’ve remained either publicly silent, or gleefully encouraging, during the rioting and looting that’s destroyed businesses and our historic monuments, and left many Americans injured or worse. No, the Democratic Party does nothing that doesn’t benefit itself first and foremost, and when they and their media arm push something as hard as they’re pushing vote-by-mail, you know by default that it’s not to the benefit of the voters, but to the advantage of the Democratic Party.
Don’t let them get away with it.
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