It isn’t often something really frightening finds its way into a Sunday comic. But Foxtrot nailed it this morning. Jason is showing off his Halloween costume to his brother, and explains;
“Computer experts have been warning for years that these things can be easily hacked, and without a paper trail, there’s no way to verify the vote counts weren’t tampered with. Now, here we are nine days before elections, and reportedly one third of all jurisdictions will use them.
“Seriously, can you think of anything scarier?”
And then Jason’s brother does. (Click the single cartoon frame above to find out what)
BONUS QUESTION: Why aren’t Republicans up in arms about electronic voting machines? Setting aside the hypothetical Diebold conspiracy that would benefit their side, do you suppose there are more Democrat hackers or Republican hackers? Paper ballots are in everyone’s interest.