- Post 17 August 2012
- By Copy Editor
(John Fund / National Review) - A new Washington Postpoll found that 74 percent of Americans support having voters show ID at the polls, and a full 81 percent think voter fraud is a problem.
They have reason to be concerned. This month, four staffers for former Michigan congressman Thad McCotter were indicted for forging signatures on petitions to place him on the ballot. McCotter resigned from Congress after evidence surfaced that his district office had been run like a political version of Animal House.
Now, the Detroit Free Press reports that McCotter, Inc. had apparently been forging petitions for years, and he didn’t actually qualify for the ballot in at least the 2008, 2010, and 2012 elections. The Free Press reports that data archivists found... continues...