Voter suppression is not difficult simply because laws are passed to make it legal. On the other hand illegal voting is easy to detect and the penalties are harsh. There is no way any organization can put together a massive voter campagn of voter fraud of any consequence undetected. No one in their right mind would risk it. I mean the obvious huge effort it takes just to get folks to vote normally is tough enough.

There is simple zero incentive for individuals to vote illegally knowing that such a vote would be virtually of no consequence. And this is why that study after study finds virtually no voter fraud of any consequence, and what fraud is detected is because some ex con didn’t realize he was not eligible to vote. All this Republican talk of voter fraud is simply a smokescreen to cover their highly effective voter suppression strategy. You know this. I know this. Almost everyone knows this game being played.

Because of demographics Republicans know they can’t win in free and fair elections, and so the cheaters will move heaven and earth to continue reggining the system and screaming about the other side. It’s a upside down Trump world.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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