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Was hoping for the “who’s they” comment 😆

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Jan 23Liked by Jeremy Mercier

I'm not unreasonable - I CAN support limited mail-in balloting; active service members, people who have relocated away from their home state temporarily, those who are genuinely disabled and cannot physically get out, etc.

There may be one of two minor examples I missed, but for the most part the only way to know we are getting a truly 'fair' election is to have people haul their backsides down to the local polling station ON ELECTION DAY and do their thing in person... with ID. And paper ballots. Chalk it up to my old-fashioned, 'analog' nature, but I still believe in a 'paper trail' LOL

Great piece, by the way - thanks for sharing it!

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Jan 22Liked by Jeremy Mercier

ps like your writing

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Thank you very much!

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Jan 22Liked by Jeremy Mercier

but mail-in voting has been around since LBJ days. I'm not sure why anyone wiuld doubt theres more risk although cyber risk if handwritten is almost oxymoronic isnt it? lol

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Right! I’m not necessarily against it myself. And it’s not as tho they aren’t taking steps to ensure it’s safe which is made apparent by the documents.

Just the gaslighting from the media and White House bugs me more than anything. Granted, not all claims of issues mail in ballots are legitimate either, so in some instances they probably were warranted in pushing back.

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Jan 23Liked by Jeremy Mercier

Oh, yeah they all gotta make it worse t9han it need be. Personally I think both sides get an A in Misinformation. I was reading about the New Hampshire Primary/not really a primary yesterday and the official explaining the way they would count any possible WriteIn votes. It was so simple and straight forward that you'd think well they cant screw that up. Yet you know someone always has to mess with a good thing so guess we'll see. I don't see the Democrats NOT using the option.

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