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The_Compassionate_Heretic's avatar

Would you protest violently if your country committed an obvious vote fraud?

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DarkScribe's avatar

Every election is a flawed. I have yet to see one where you really a picked the best person, the normal practice is to select the person who is the lesser of two (or three or four – depending upon where you live) evils. Try to choose the one who will do the least damage.

nikipedia's avatar

Man, I sure hope so. Maybe not violently. Maybe just vehemently. But there has to be solid evidence there was a fraud. I don’t think I’d just protest not getting my way.

eponymoushipster's avatar

i’d probably turn off the tv so i didn’t have to hear about it constantly.

TylerM's avatar

To be honest, with the Electoral College in the United States, every election is guilty of vote fraud.

Ivan's avatar

Not violently.

benjaminlevi's avatar

Our two party system is enough of a joke already, but I would still (peacefully) protest obvious vote fraud

cak's avatar

@nikipedia – I agree, maybe not violently, but vehemently.

juwhite1's avatar

I didn’t last time we committed obvious vote fraud, so I guess I wouldn’t.

kenmc's avatar

Only if the police were violent first.

loser's avatar

It would have to depend on whether I’d taken my meds that day.

jrpowell's avatar

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is on.. I will protest later.

loser's avatar

@johnpowell It is?!! What am I doing?!!

SeventhSense's avatar

“The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.”
~Benjamin Franklin

eponymoushipster's avatar

@SeventhSense i thought that was Thomas Jefferson…oh, it is! ~

Bluefreedom's avatar

@eponymoushipster. Nice catch, sir. I bow to your intellect. If you’re going to the protest, I’ll go with you. Maybe together we can offer some comic relief to everyone if things get too tense during the riot control portion of the festivities.

eponymoushipster's avatar

@SeventhSense it’s all good dude. both of them boned chicks they shouldn’t have and probably died from syphillis. it’s an easy mistake.

@Bluefreedom i think during a riot it’d be pretty funny to just randomly yell “oh my god, it’s working! everything’s changing!!” and when people start to cheer, go “Nope. my bad. still nothing…” then burn shit. you in?

loser's avatar

@eponymoushipster Hmm. That does sound appealing…

SeventhSense's avatar

Ya, Ben probably would have refreshed the tree with beer pased through his bladder. :P

Bluefreedom's avatar

@eponymoushipster. I’m all for it. Let’s do this thing buddy and go balls to the wall. Fire and brimstone, cats and dogs living together, mass hysteria! Power to the people!

SeventhSense's avatar

“Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.”
~Benjamin Franklin
at which point Jefferson looked over in disgust and issued his famous line to the crowd

eponymoushipster's avatar

@SeventhSense then they both got freaky with some slaves and did opium. the end.

@Bluefreedom wait, would that mean we have to go to Iran? Hrm. how about we just drink beer on our respective couches?

Bluefreedom's avatar

@eponymoushipster. Iran is a definite deal breaker. I’d better go the store, get some brew, and settle in for a long night of armchair protest. It’s tough to be me, baby.

eponymoushipster's avatar

@Bluefreedom amen. This Anchor Steam’s for you, dude yelling in Farsi!
too bad you can’t have one.

hungryhungryhortence's avatar

I’m running on just a few hours sleep but didn’t ex President shrub have an older or younger brother who was up to shenanigans in Florida some years back? Something about “hanging chads” and stuff.

Bluefreedom's avatar

Removed by pacifists

Saturated_Brain's avatar

What? Like, “Down with Obamahdinejad!” or something like that?

ubersiren's avatar

Not violently, but if somehow it got out that undoubtedly there was foul play, backed with proof, and not just from conspiracy theorists, then I would protest. Even after seeing the brutality in Iran.

kenmc's avatar

“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”

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