Skip to comments.Was the 2004 Election Stolen? (by RFKjr)
Posted on 06/01/2006 12:06:42 PM PDT by finnman69
Like many Americans, I spent the evening of the 2004 election watching the returns on television and wondering how the exit polls, which predicted an overwhelming victory for John Kerry, had gotten it so wrong. By midnight, the official tallies showed a decisive lead for George Bush -- and the next day, lacking enough legal evidence to contest the results, Kerry conceded. Republicans derided anyone who expressed doubts about Bush's victory as nut cases in ''tinfoil hats,'' while the national media, with few exceptions, did little to question the validity of the election. The Washington Post immediately dismissed allegations of fraud as ''conspiracy theories,''(1) and The New York Times declared that ''there is no evidence of vote theft or errors on a large scale.''(2)
But despite the media blackout, indications continued to emerge that something deeply troubling had taken place in 2004. Nearly half of the 6 million American voters living abroad(3) never received their ballots -- or received them too late to vote(4) -- after the Pentagon unaccountably shut down a state-of-the-art Web site used to file overseas registrations.(5) A consulting firm called Sproul & Associates, which was hired by the Republican National Committee to register voters in six battleground states,(6) was discovered shredding Democratic registrations.(7) In New Mexico, which was decided by 5,988 votes,(8) malfunctioning machines mysteriously failed to properly register a presidential vote on more than 20,000 ballots.(9) Nationwide, according to the federal commission charged with implementing election reforms, as many as 1 million ballots were spoiled by faulty voting equipment -- roughly one for every 100 cast.(10)
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Wishful thinking and reality often don't match. Cope.
Possession is 9/10ths of the law.
Psychologists/Psychiatrists call that "Projection"..........
"I spent the evening of the 2004 election watching the returns on television and wondering how the exit polls, which predicted an overwhelming victory for John Kerry, had gotten it so wrong"
I see, so the networks F up and call it for Kerry, prematurely. They are wrong, therefore Bush stole the election. On what planet are we living?
Shut up and take an Ambien, RFK!
Since he knows that the JFK election was bought in West Virginia and stolen in Chicago Kennedy thinks all politicians are dishonest. Just like all politicians don't get into drunk driving accidents, like the majoroty of the Kennedy's, they are not all involved in voter fraud like the Kennedy family.
The news "blackout" was probably brought on by the MSM not wanting their exit polling methods to come under too much scrutiny.
Just a thought.
Liberals cannot cope with reality, therefore they imagineer to change it............You cannot fake reality and get away with it for long.........
Michael Moore, of the Leni Riefenstahl School of Motion Picture Making............
What will be the next dropped shoe? Maybe some foreign leaders will mysteriously remember clandestine meetings that they had with Kerry, offering their support? Maybe the Beacon Hill fire hydrant will mysteriously reappear in its original position? Maybe the tanning lotion and Botox producers will revise their formulas to make them less noticeable? Maybe his daughter will start wearing a bra? Maybe he'll get his hunting license by mail this time?
Coincidences are strange, aren't they?
What kind of BS is this? (I assume Kennedy isn't counting the military in this number). Americans "living abroad" shouldn't be voting here. They've abandoned the country, so why should they have a say in how it's governed? Jerks.
It's common knowledge that Bush and Rove used the flying monkeys from the Wizard of Oz to pick up Democrat voters and take them far away from the polling place.
Does anyone doubt that should the GOP win again in 2008, the Democrats will claim that the election was stolen?
I mean, c'mon, there seems to be a pattern developing here.
Why the focus on one state? They announced MONTHS before voting day that "Florida was the key state last time; Ohio will be the key state this time" and it was, and is, and still is. Odd.
Why not focus on six other states Kerry lost? Or won, for that matter.
"And so were the 1948, 1960, 1964, and 1976 elections."
I loved Barry Goldwater's politics as much as anybody, but it's hard to see how one could call the 1964 election "stolen." We lost that one fair and square.