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General News    H3'ed 8/15/20

Trump Makes Clear His Opposition to More Money for USPS to Support Mail Voting

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The president’s remarks fueled alarm among Democrats that he is seeking to undercut the election and sow confusion about the outcome.

Surveys and public statements show that Democrats are more worried about the hazards of in-person voting than Republicans, due to the Corona virus, when it comes to mask-wearing, social distancing, etc. The difference is more than enough to skew the results in states that make it difficult to vote by mail. A 2016 MIT study showed that 22% of mail-in ballots were rejected, particularly from persons of color and young voters, further skewing the results towards what Greg Palast calls a "stolen election" which he claims will happen again in 2020.

As Stalin said: "It's not the vote that counts, it's who counts the votes that matters."

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