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Our Disenfranchised Troops Deserve Better

novowel4me Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 6:39 PM
Keeping in mind that every prediction of the results of this election by the right wing turned out to be stunningly wrong. The polls weren't skewed. Romney did not win in a landslide. Why would anyone believe any prediction you folks would make?

The next president of the United States must do right by our men and women in uniform. Our troops put their lives on the line to protect our right to vote, but untold thousands of them were unable to cast their own ballots on Tuesday. For shame.

Veterans groups and soldiers advocates have warned about military disenfranchisement for years. M. Eric Eversole, director of the Military Voter Protection (MVP) Project and a former litigation attorney in the Voting Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, reported that "more than 17,000 military and overseas voters were disenfranchised in 2008 because their...