Dirty Tricks Targeting Voters

What is wrong with America? As much as I want John Kerry to win tomorrow I find it unconscionable that any group would try to dissuade people from going to the polls. Call me a romantic but I would prefer to see 100% voter turnout and lose then to lie, cheat and steal my candidate into office. Apparently some people do not feel the same way I do though.

The Washington Post has uncovered multiple instances of dirty tricks targeting voters across the country. Being a proud resident of The ‘Burgh this one really stuck in my craw,

The college scam has also made an appearance in Pennsylvania, along with a separate scam last week in Allegheny County, where election officials received a flurry of phone calls about fliers handed out at a Pittsburgh area mall and mailed to an unknown number of homes. The flier, distributed on bogus but official-looking stationery with a county letterhead, told voters that “due to immense voter turnout expected on Tuesday,” the election had been extended. Republicans should vote Tuesday, Nov. 2, it said — and Democrats on Wednesday. A criminal investigation has been launched.

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