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Do you think the story about "Anonymous" Stopping Carl Rove from rigging the election is true?

Asked by Judi (39784points) November 23rd, 2012

I have heard other stories about Anonymous hacking to prove a point, and Carl Rove really had a big melt down .
If you didn’t see the anonymous video and information of what they claim happen HERE is some info. Those of you who follow this stuff might have better links.
Personally, I’m not sure what to believe but I wouldn’t put it past Rove if it were possible.

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Ron_C's avatar

I voted but expected the election to be stolen. I was very surprised that it seemed legitimate. I fully expected the Republicans to steal this election like they did during the Bush years.

I don’t know if an anonymous hacker really prevented the theft or if Rove developed scruples. Either way Obama got re-elected and he and congress better perform better than the last four years or there’ll be hell to pay in the next elections.

ETpro's avatar

Let’s just say that with the likes of Karl Rove, and to be fair, some of the partisan hacks that oppose him, if they think they can get away with rigging the vote, they will. So to the degree outfits like Anonymous put the fear of detection into their heads, to that degree our elections are likely to remain fair and free. When a guy’s closest friends call him “Turd Blossom” it ain;t because he’s noted for fair play above all else.

Judi's avatar

Then there was this question that someone asked in 2008. I saw an article saying that Carl might have gotten away with it if his best geek were still alive.

Ron_C's avatar

@Judi good point. Rove has been the center of so many extremely distastful acts, it’s hard to remember them all.

Imadethisupwithnoforethought's avatar

I am tempted to, but then I dismiss it. Crazy conspiracy theories are for Republicans.

marinelife's avatar

I do not believe it. Karl Rove spent 90 million dollars trying to influenece the elections and he failed. Miserably.

Espiritus_Corvus's avatar

Watch for a “package” soon to eminate from a certain person now residing in an embassy in London which will illuminate this further… think of it like a Christmas gift to America when it arrives.

jrpowell's avatar

Anonymous claims to do shit all the time that they had nothing to do with. There isn’t any real structure inside the group so some little fringe group can claim anything and it means nothing.

augustlan's avatar

I hate to consider any conspiracy theory, so I lean toward not believing this. I mean, it’s possible, but you’d think we’d have heard a lot more about it, and maybe seen some actual evidence if it were true.

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