Ari Fleischer Explains Exactly Why Now Is Not the Time for States to Experiment With Mail-In Voting

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A Miami-Dade County Elections Department employee places a vote-by-mail ballot for the August 18 primary election into a box for rejected ballots as the canvassing board meets at the Miami-Dade County Elections Department, Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)


Despite the MSM’s insistence that Republicans are making “unsubstantiated” claims about how mail-in voting opens the door to potential widespread voting problems including fraud, the claims most certainly have been substantiated, as my colleagues and I have previously documented with receipts.

Case in point: New York City’s chaotic June 23rd primaries, some of which have yet to be decided because of massive problems with mail-in ballots, including thousands that were either missing postmarks or that were postmarked after the primary.

On Monday, an Obama-appointed Manhattan judge ruled that some of those previously rejected ballots must be counted:

Former President Bush press secretary Ari Fleischer weighed in this morning on mail-in voting, and used the NYC example to make a point about how even if you don’t believe mail-in voting is ripe for fraud (which he doesn’t) states that are either dipping their toes in the mail-in voting water or that are diving in full steam ahead still shouldn’t be experimenting with it so close to an election when so many agencies are unprepared and understaffed:


Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume agrees:

My colleague Nick Arama summed things up accordingly yesterday by noting just how all of this is a “recipe for disaster”:


It just vastly increases the possibility of being disenfranchised if this were done on a massive scale. It’s one thing if there are a few requested absentee ballots. It’s another whole thing again if ballots are just sent to anyone who is registered. You have the problem of people being dead, moved, incapacitated, and or the possibility of someone voting in their place. Then you have the question does the voter get it in time, a problem in New York. Then does it make it there in time to count. And those are just a few of the problems.

Yep. And you can best believe that if we see widescale problems in the immediate aftermath of the presidential election, Democrats and the media are going to be screaming from the rooftops about voter disenfranchisement, all while conveniently ignoring the fact that the problems were of their own making.

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