Originally posted by sminkeypinkey
I can not understand this impulse for a 'quick and decisive' decision rather than the right one; whatever the actual outcome.
How come people seem to have no concerns at all that their democracy may well be a sham?
We live in a Republic, with democratic institutions. I am very
concerned about our democratic voting institution. There are
many, many, reports of the radical left breaking the law to
disenfranchise republican voters. There doesn't seem to be
any regret coming from the democrats about those incidents.
There doesn't seem to be much follow up activity by the law.
It is definately heartbreaking.
Ohio is not rushing to judgement. There are a million or so
provisional ballots. Those ballots are 'provisional' because they
are suspect. They may, OR MAY NOT, be legal ballots. Even
if it is decided that every last provisional ballot is legal (which
they can't be), and if every last ballot came in for John Kerry
(which is impossible), Kerry still can't take Ohio.
It's mathmatically impossible.
George Bush has Ohio, even though there were numerous
attempts by the radical left to disenfranchise republican voters.
The slashing of the tires on the vans that republicans were using
to shuttle voters was criminal. It needs to be fully investigated
and the culprits fully prosecuted. This was not a prank. It was