Trump's excuse for not voting in person is, of course, a lie

Donald Trump sees fraud everywhere because he is, at root, a fraud. Cheaters always suspect their significant others of cheating. Thieves worry about getting ripped off. Con men think everyone else is a grifter, too. Liars think no one in the universe is fundamentally honest. This is just how psychopaths roll. And if Donald Trump isn’t…

Fox poll shows Americans overwhelmingly support mail-in voting

We already know why Donald Trump hates the idea of mail-in voting. If citizens can easily exercise their right to vote, Republicans won’t do so well. That’s why the GOP is the voter-suppression party. Voter ID is one method they’ve used to tamp down participation. Another recent (failed) tactic was forcing Wisconsinites to choose between voting…

We have to expand mail-in voting. But . . . let's be frank about a real problem.

Expanding our voting-by-mail procedures is an absolute imperative and a moral no-brainer in the midst of a national pandemic.  I also am completely unsurprised that President Trump and federal and state Republican leaders are increasingly not just opposing such a common-sense measure, but demonizing it and falsely associating it with their untrue claims of wide-spread voter…