Nearly a week after Election Day, evidence is mounting that our democratic system was hijacked (again) to ensure a Republican victory. Here are four lines of argument to pursue in your long sleepless nights.
2) Vote totals diverged widely and inexplicably from party registration in several Florida counties.
3) Documented problems with electronic voting machines
in Ohio and Florida; officials in Warren County, Ohio, alone in the nation, would not let a reporter watch the count, citing “homeland security.” The county went 72-27 for Bush.
4) The most diffuse, depressing, and convincing explanation: Vote “spoilage,” long lines at understaffed polling places, and the overuse of provisional ballots all worked heavily against Democrats. Provisional ballots essentially became