Obama: ‘Voting by Mail Shouldn’t Be a Partisan Issue’

Obama: ‘Voting by Mail Shouldn’t Be a Partisan Issue’

July 14, 2020

Monday on Twitter, former President Barack Obama threw his weight behind the left’s urgent push to adopt nationwide voting-by-mail in time for November’s presidential election, urging Americans to register to be able to vote by mail.

“Voting by mail shouldn’t be a partisan issue–especially during a pandemic. Everybody should be able to request an absentee ballot, and make their voice heard in every election,” Obama wrote on Twitter. He then shared a vote.org link where people could register to receive an absentee ballot.

In late June, Obama had also sent out an email soliciting donations to combat the mythical “voter suppression” by advocating vote-by-mail.

But voting-by-mail is a partisan issue, because, as Attorney General William Barr has noted, it is a process that “absolutely opens the floodgates to fraud.” That’s why Democrats are pushing so hard for it — because voter fraud is the only way they can win in November. President Trump correctly warned that vote-by-mail could “destroy this country.

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