Foreign election officials amazed by trust-based U.S. voting system

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    Hell we are not even up to third world standards......in a lot of different ways.

    For the head of Libya's national election commission, the method by which Americans vote is startling in that it depends so much on trust and the good faith of election officials and voters alike.


    "It's an incredible system," said Nuri K. Elabbar, who traveled to the United States along with election officials from more than 60 countries to observe today's presidential elections as part of a program run by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES). Your humble Cable guy visited polling places with some of the international officials this morning. Most of them agreed that in their countries, such an open voting system simply would not work.


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    What makes them think that it works here?
     
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    Foreign countries are laughing at us. I can't blame them...
     
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    Other nations have had more experience with communists. They have no character or values.
     
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    No kidding ... they can't believe we don't require an ID to vote. Even though I have to show one when I vote. It was sooooooooooooooo haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaard.
     
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    In Indiana you need an ID, they asked for my drivers liscense and voter registration card. If had had neither of those I would have gotten a Provisional Ballot.

    Why aren't Democrats trying to force Indiana to vote without ID?

    Because its usually Republican and they hope to suppress Republican voters? Maybe that's it?
     
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    We should be more like Libya and Europe. And the UN.

    Yeah, go with that.

    Do you people hear yourselves?



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    Course you have to REGISTER with plenty of ID....Voter fraud is more Pub suppression.
     
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    So you'd get rid of the registration thing?

    Only ID?
     
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    You actually live in a group home for mentally challenged people, don't you?
     

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