11/27/2004

REPUBLICAN CHALLENGES PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION BASED ON EXIT POLLS

I kid you not!

It's on the New York Times:

Citing the disturbing fact that official results diverged sharply from a range of surveys of voters at polling places, the GOPpie said, "A concerted and forceful program of election-day fraud and abuse was enacted with either the leadership or cooperation of governmental authorities."

And it wasn't just the Repugs:

Other prominent Western observers were unsparing in their criticism of the state's conduct of the election.

"Fundamental flaws on [the] presidential election process subverted its legitimacy," the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, sponsored by the Democratic Party in the United States, declared in its preliminary report.

Unfortunately, all this action and outrage at voter fraud is directed at a Presidential election very far away from US.

Greg Palast was unable to reach Senator Lugar regarding the inconsistency of official election results and exit polls in the USA; the intimidation of minority voters in Florida and Ohio; nor the failure to count two million ballots cast, half by African-American voters, in America's first post-democratic election held earlier this month.

Eastern bloc observers noted that balloting in Ohio, New Mexico and Florida did not meet Ukrainian standards, but applauded America's attempt to restore democratic institutions after the overthrow ...

REPUBLICAN CHALLENGES PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION BASED ON EXIT POLLS

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