Uncle Sam

Having Trouble Maintaining an Election?

February 19, 2012

OK, well, maybe so, but, still, uh, who cares? Republicans are lying, anyway, because that’s what evil racist liars do! Didn’t you know the idea of “voter fraud” is itself a fraud?

America’s perpetually scoffing progressive nation—the same fun-lovin’ killjoys who a dozen years ago screamed until their throats bled that George W. Bush stole the presidential election—are now pooh-poohing the very idea that voter fraud could possibly still be a problem. Huffington Post writer Robert Koehler said it’s “a made-up problem invented by GOP operatives.” The Soros-fueled Brennan Center for Justice scoffs so imperiously at the very notion that “Voter Fraud” exists, they put the phrase in quotes.

Of course it doesn’t exist. Neither do all the electoral-fraud disputes currently engulfing the globe. Oh, and Reconstruction, post-Reconstruction, Tammany Hall, and the City of Chicago? They never existed, either.

It’s not as if a recent investigation found that 232 Californians had miraculously voted after they died. It’s not as if a study in Missouri uncovered “281 potential ‘dead voters.’” This never happened in Houston, either. Nor in Tennessee.

It’s not as if absentee-voter fraud has ever been verified in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, or Texas, either.

And 70 ACORN employees in 12 states were never convicted of voter-registration fraud. It’s not as if a THIRD of the 1.2 million registration forms ACORN submitted in 2008 were ruled invalid. It’s not as if they were ever caught registering 7-year-old girls and 13-year-old boys to vote. It’s not as if one ACORN employee confessed to registering her three friends to vote 40 times. It’s not as if a Florida Department of Law Enforcement review of 260 ACORN applications found that 197 of them “contained personal ID information that did not match any living person.” It’s certainly not as if they ever used the names of the Dallas Cowboys on fraudulent voter-registration forms.

It’s not as if more than a quarter of Hispanics who voted in the 2008 election were, ahem, “immigrants.”

It’s not as if the feds convicted 70 people of election rigging between 2002 and 2005 and only two of these convictions were for civil-rights violations.

None of this ever happened. So keep quiet and listen to what Eric Holder and George Soros tell you. You don’t want to force them to take extreme measures and call you a bigot, do you?

Here’s the most significant takeaway from the Pew study:

[R]esearchers estimate at least 51 million eligible U.S. citizens are unregistered, or more than 24 percent of the eligible population.

So a quarter of American adults can’t even bother to register. Is it because the system makes it impossible? No, the system makes it very easy. We’d guess that most of them suspect the entire electoral system is a fraud.

 

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