Saturday, January 9, 2021

Beyond Capitol riot, Trump voter fraud claims leave their mark — Joseph Stepansky

United States election officials say ‘unprecedented’ spread of misinformation has eroded trust in voting system.
The objective in creating doubt about elections is enhancing voter suppression, a chief tactic at least since the Civil War. 

This is not say there was no voter fraud in the past, or that both parties were not involved to some degree. Some Democratic-controlled cities were notorious, for instance at the same time that Jim Crow was prevalent in the former slave states.

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