What The President Says
What FactCheck.org Says
There is no evidence to back up Trump’s blanket claim that “mailed ballots are corrupt.” Voting experts say the president is exaggerating when he says mail ballots are “fraudulent in many cases.” While the instances of voter fraud via mail-in or absentee ballots are more common than in-person voting fraud, the number of known cases is relatively rare.
More, in astonishing detail, here. (I’ve heard it said that Excedrin is good for eye strain.)
What May Really be Going On
The deeper concern is that the President is setting himself and his followers up to discredit a loss come November. Oh, and in a pandemic, mail-in ballots can help ensure voter turnout, something some people don’t want.
Protect yourself in a pandemic, protect democracy in a very shady time: Get a mail-in ballot for the 2020 general election.
Thanks for reading this far,