Note, friends, that this righteous editorial appeared in Monday’s Daily News.

MCM

“Federal lawyers are seeking a court order that would force New York
to replace every one of its mechanical voting machines with
electronic equipment by September 2008, a mere 10 months from now.
……Even to think about using untested machines that voters have
never used before, poll workers have never seen before and
technicians have never fixed before is insane.”

Disaster in the making
Monday, November 12th 2007, 4:00 AM
Editorial

Does the Justice Department want a replay of Florida’s presidential
voting debacle? Because that’s exactly what could happen here if the
department gets its way in a suit against New York’s Board of
Elections.

Federal lawyers are seeking a court order that would force New York
to replace every one of its mechanical voting machines with
electronic equipment by September 2008, a mere 10 months from now.
They’re even asking a federal judge to take control unless state
officials make immediate progress on this complex overhaul.

The request is rash and should be rejected out of hand. The
department has somehow overlooked the fact that America is in the
throes of an extraordinarily hard-fought presidential race. Voter
turnout could bust all records – especially if the election comes
down to a clash between Hillary Clinton and Rudy Giuliani. Even to
think about using untested machines that voters have never used
before, poll workers have never seen before and technicians have
never fixed before is insane.

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