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Aug. 19th, 2004 | 03:37 am
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Saving the Vote
by Paul Krugman

Everyone knows it, but not many politicians or mainstream journalists are willing to talk about it, for fear of sounding conspiracy-minded: there is a substantial chance that the result of the 2004 presidential election will be suspect.

When I say that the result will be suspect, I don't mean that the election will, in fact, have been stolen. (We may never know.) I mean that there will be sufficient uncertainty about the honesty of the vote count that much of the world and many Americans will have serious doubts. ...

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from: marconiplein
date: Aug. 19th, 2004 07:11 am (UTC)

thank you for that article! i'd been hoping to hear more about this issue, which i think is one of the most important in america today.

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from: comodulate
date: Aug. 20th, 2004 06:49 am (UTC)

I just want something good to happen if the vote gets stolen via electronic voting machines. I want people to realize that the vote was faked and that the democrats really did win. I want people to speak up and demand that the system is changed, and somehow keep bush from being reelected. Any world in which bush gets reelected is very obviously not what the people should want.

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from: gothcat1969
date: Aug. 20th, 2004 01:41 pm (UTC)


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