"The Worst Experience of My Life": Safeguarding the Vote


Welcome Brad Blog readers. We've cycled the interview with former Election Assistance Commission chair DeForest "Buster" Soaries, a Bush appointee and prominent Republican, back to the front page:

RS: What's the biggest problem with American elections?

DS: Voting in this country has essentially been relegated to a very fledging group of election officials, who receive no training and operate on shoestring budgets on one hand, and political consultants whose job is to get their candidates elected on the other. And when you have that kind of scenario, it's really hard to describe yourself as a vibrant democracy. It's an embarrassment.

Read the whole interview...

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