Donald Trump line of bull shit against his lost to Joe Biden included taking aim at electric voting machines that counted ballots….
Subsequent checks of those machines found NO major issues to speak of…
The crying about vote fraud was unfounded across the states….
Judges threw out legal challanges to vote total’s EVERYWHERE…
The people and companies who carried the Trump misinformation in the media are being sued for a lot of money in damage claims…
But stupidity knows no bounds….
So some knuckleheads want to go BACKWARDS to have voting ballots counted by hand….
Luckily this effort has gone nowhere….
“The electronic voting machines are so vulnerable and so uncertifiable, I don’t see how we can trust them,” Jim Marchant, a Trump-supporting Nevada secretary of state candidate, told Nye County commissioners.
Instead, they insisted, the county should adopt an old-fashioned and largely obsolete method: tallying the results by hand.
Also presenting to the commission were retired Army Col. Phil Waldron and businessman Russell J. Ramsland Jr., who had worked with Trump’s legal team to raise doubts about the machines in 2020. Now they’re part of a network of Trump allies traveling the country to press for hand-counted paper ballots. The message is connecting: In recent weeks, officials have discussed the idea in public meetings in Colorado, Louisiana, Kansas and New Hampshire, and bills to require hand-counting have been proposed in at least six states.
None of the statewide bills have passed, nor have the proposals gotten traction in large jurisdictions. But there has been increasing pressure placed on Republicans to endorse the idea, and a number of smaller towns and counties are now seriously considering it.
Top backers of Trump’s election fraud claims, meanwhile, are investing heavily in the effort to promote hand-counting — and using the pitch to raise money from energized supporters….