Kanye could be charged with election fraudPosted by Robert Leonard / August 12, 2020
Kanye West’s name has been removed from the ballot in Illinois, after election officials discovered that over half of the signatures he submitted were invalid. Six people have claimed that they were duped into signing. If it is concluded that these signatures were indeed falsified, then Kanye could be on the hook for election fraud.
West’s run has been controversial from the start. Almost immediately, many suspected that West’s allegedly Independent presidential run was a strategy to siphon off black voters from the Democratic party and help Donald Trump. That may sound crazy at first, but consider the fact that key Republican operatives are pushing Kanye to run and helping manage his campaign. At least 6 such operatives have been identified so far.He has admitted that his campaign will steal votes from Biden, though he denies to be a Trump supporter still.
This isn’t the only non-traditional move made by the Trump campaign. According to a recent Washington Post article, the Trump campaign actively courted the online conspiracy community QAnon in the lead-up to the 2020 election, which makes an alarming combination.
Twitter has banned 7,000 accounts related to the QAnon conspiracy theory, all of whom have violated the site’s policy on harassment. Twitter will also limit the spread of QAnon-related misinformation, which is expected to impact another 150,000 users. Unfortunately, QAnon conspiracists believe that big companies like Twitter are already part of a conspiracy against freedom, so this is basically guaranteed to go poorly.
As Trump’s polling numbers get worse and as his campaign drags, he’s looking for ways to stay in office…and none of them are legal. In a recent tweet, he floated the idea of postponing the November election, which of course he cannot do. Such an obvious move may actually be a smokescreen for another way he can sabotage the election in his favor: interfering with mail-in ballots by effectively shutting down the Post Office.