Whenever folks see something on Chicago TV or in the Chicago Tribune or Sun-Times, they place inordinate significance to the subject matter.
If it matters to those news deciders, then it must be important, right?
Monday the woman who called the Special Meeting of the McHenry County Republican Central Committee for the purpose of giving Tonya Franklin a chance to run as a Republican against six-term incumbent Jack Franks, got a full page and a half for her favorite cause–Defend the Vote.
In the collective memory of Illinois citizens is the 1960 Presidential election in which voters in cemeteries cast ballots.
I remember when my father moved to Illinois to take a job with the Barley and Malt Institute in 1958, he lived in a single-room occupancy hotel in Chicago before finding a rental at 100 W. Crystal Lake Avenue in Crystal Lake.
That fall, after the election, my father had forwarded to him a letter from the Democratic Ward Committeeman thanking him for voting.
Guess that means my Dad voted twice, because he certainly voted in McHenry County.
Meroni is on a tear attacking the Chicago and Cook County Democrats for not having a Republican judge present when nursing home residents vote.
Her organization has Argonne National Laboratory security experts looking at ballot security and guess what?
It’s not so secure.
The headline on a Chicago Sun-Times article is
Easy voting machine sabotage?
The headline on the internet is
Researchers break open voting machines in test of security
Democrat David Orr charges that the group “has a partisan agenda.
We don’t need no investigation by no goo-goos, seems to be the attitude of the Chicago Board of Elections and the Cook County Clerk.
No looking behind the curtain, here, folks.