Maryland: Third World Democracy?
Facing a tough re-election bid, and seeing the legislature pass bills over his veto, Governor Robert Ehrlich (R-MD) has cast doubts on whether his state of Maryland will have fair elections this fall.
What’s next? An executive order nullifying the elections until their fairness can be secured? Sounds as chilling as a third-world regime pretending to be a democracy.
No Governor in the US has any right to question the legitimacy of a democratic system that may not re-elect him this fall. Shame on him.
I have my own concerns and doubts about electronic voting, but the manner in which he disagreed with its implementation was totally wrong and not conducive to fair debate.