Can Democrat-leaning Voting Machines Win Election for Obama?
Imagine you go to the polls and choose Mitt Romney on an electronic machine, but your vote comes up Barack Obama. So you re-enter your choice, but the president’s name still stubbornly appears. Then a third try. Ditto.
Innocent malfunction…or something else?
This hasn’t escaped the notice of the Republican National Committee, which has just sent a letter outlining its concerns to the secretaries of state of the aforementioned. The RNC’s chief counsel, John Phillipe, wrote that he understands how “the causes of this problem are varied, and include miscalibration and hyper-sensitivity of the machines,” verbiage diplomatic enough to avoid being branded a (paranoid) life form from another “inhabited planet,” as a complaint-barraged and incredulous North Carolina elections official put it. As for where this puts me, I guess I’m suspicious enough to be targeted by the Men in Black.
I’ll make my case. First, all these stories about uncooperative machines involve votes switched in only one direction: Barack Obama’s. Would this be possible if at issue were merely innocent errors?
If it isn’t true that these malfunctions are curiously monolithic in favor of the president, then where are the news stories to that effect?
After all, if Obama votes were switched to Romney ones anywhere, the reliably liberal mainstream media would certainly make it front-page news. But have you gotten wind of such happenings? If so, I’d like to hear about it—honestly. It would be mind-easing.
Next, we’ve all used ATMs, and most everyone (except my quasi-Luddite self) has something such as an iPod. Now, have you ever, anytime, anywhere, had one of these electronic devices switch data input on you? So how is it that in our high-tech universe of flawlessly functioning electronic gadgets, voting machines are the only ones prone to human-like “error”? If there’s an explanation other than human meddling, again, I’d truly like to hear it. Experts, feel free to weigh in………….