What Happened To All The Cries Of 'Voter Fraud'?
By Nancy Morgan
November 8, 2006
What happened to all the cries of 'Voter
Ever wonder why questions of voter fraud
are only raised when Democrats lose? When liberals prevail, not a peep is heard
about intimidation, fraud or hanging chads. All but forgotten are the ten
thousand lawyers standing by, ready to jump in and save our electoral system from
the faulty voting machines. I guess the machines must be working after all, since
they tallied in favor of the democrats. Whew, that's a relief.
Thankfully, we're saved from the tantrums,
legal maneuverings and outraged claims of 'foul' that are de riguer whenever democrats
lose. In return, we'll only be subjected to democrat's endless crowing. The pundits
will pontificate, the elites will elucidate and every liberal talking head will
revel in the regaining of lost stature. We can live with that. Small price to pay.
And one we can easily stomach.
After all, the larger price of the Democratic sweep will
be paid by Bush. Good thing he has enough character and fortitude to withstand the
loss of stature that will be seized upon by every tin pot dictator in every foreign
policy negotiation for the next two years.
And the troops will pay. They will pay
the price in blood. Does anyone think the terrorists aren't energized and re-invigorated
by the apparent lack of will exhibited by the American people in this election?
Does anyone doubt they will step up their efforts, convinced that Americans have
decided Iraq isn't worth the cost? Does anyone doubt the demoralizing message we
all just sent to our troops on the battlefield?
In the meantime, conservatives can take
some small comfort from knowing that we retain our civility and fairness, even in
defeat. We don't cry foul. We don't demand endless recounts. We take our licking
with grace. And, unlike democrats, we will absorb the lesson and be better for it.
All the while wishing that the cost of our failure could be born by us instead of