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The Electoral College, Under Attack

CuriousKevmo Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 10:49 AM
Your point would be valid were it not for the simple fact that the VAST majority of voter fraud cases involve Democrats. Pure projection on your part Bruce.
badgerpat Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 11:43 AM
By "very easily" I mean that this is a simple demonstration of the concept, not that Democrats could easily double their votes through fraud. They could certainly increase them (and certainly do increase them) through fraud, but still lose.
badgerpat Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 11:40 AM
Not true. Absolutely the vast, vast, vast majority of DOCUMENTED cases of voter fraud (not simply MoveOn.org accusing the Koch brothers of buying votes) are by Democrats, and no, the objective record most certainly does not say that the party in control is the one committing fraud. Fraud can very easily take the losing side from 20% of teh vote to 40% of the vote. They are still the losing side.
Bruce2397 Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 11:15 AM
The "vast majority of voter fraud cases involve Democrats" only when the person who is complaining is not a Democrat. Democrats think the vast majority of voter fraud cases involve Republicans. The objective record says the vast majority of voter fraud cases involve the party in power. Are you more interested in the reality, or demonizing Democrats?

As Tuesday’s election ticks ever nearer, my fervent wish is a solid electoral college win for Mitt Romney. Not to get greedy, but I’d like it in the bag before the wee hours of Wednesday morning.

I hope this is not asking too much. October’s poll swing and a broadening visceral sense tell me this election may not feature the nail-biting closeness we have been told to expect for months.

But if we are to be ensnared by a down-to-the-wire finish, get ready for the attendant micro-focus on the Electoral College, and the resulting debate over whether it should...