Something positive might emerge from this election fiasco if we can form a national consensus about enforcing transparent procedures.
President Trump’s legal battle to contest the election has polarized our country.
Many Trump supporters are convinced the election was stolen, that Democrats played loosey-goosey with mail-in ballots and vote tabulations and rigged the results in Joe Biden’s favor.
Democrats claim that Republicans are trying to “overturn the election.” Business Insider reports that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attacked Republicans supporting the lawsuits, saying they’re “engaged in election subversion that imperils our democracy.”
The problem is, no one really knows what happened.
You know what you believe based on news reports from media you trust.
I know what I believe based on news reports from media I trust.
But none of us really “know” for a fact if this election was fair or not.
The big problem here is lax enforcement of election rules.Continue reading