Donald Trump is desperate to do anything to curb voter turnout because high voter turnout numbers tend to favor Democrats more than Republicans. Although Trump has named red states with “good systems” for mail-in voting, he insists that universal mail-in voting, something blue states have requested during the COVID-19 pandemic, will lead to massive voter fraud. As a result, he’s threatening to withhold funds from the United States Postal Service and his appointed postmaster general, a man with financial ties to a shipping company that competes with the postal service, dismantles its structure.
Although the best answer to this crisis is a president who cares about democracy and wants every eligible voter to have the option to safely cast a ballot, that president no longer lives in the White House. The last one who did said on Friday that voting early is the best alternative as it will help to reduce long lines on Election Day, where social distancing may be less possible than during early voting.
Americans can only hope that the current resident of the White House won’t make attempts to suppress the vote in a hundred different ways, but voting early or using ballot drop-off locations are the best options to safely vote in 2020. In addition, voting Donald Trump out of office is the best option to safely live in the United States after 2020, so it’s more imperative than ever that people get out and vote in whatever way is available to them.
Twitter was happy to hear from a sane president after three and a half years of Donald Trump. Read some of their comments below:
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