Vote Buying Surges in Advance of Georgia Runoff

by | Nov 23, 2022

Vote Buying Surges in Advance of Georgia Runoff

by | Nov 23, 2022

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President Joe Biden is tottering on the edge of his most inefficient vote-buying binge yet. As the runoff race for Georgia’s Senate seat enters its final weeks, the Biden administration may rubberstamp a nationwide handout to snare a handful of Peach State ballots.

Georgia has been the scene of some of the most brazen political shenanigans and worst demagoguery in recent years. When Democratic candidate Raphael Warnock was in a runoff in January 2021 for the seat, his campaign distributed fliers promising, “Want a $2,000 Check? Vote Warnock.” Biden endorsed that promise, and Warnock’s victory gave control of the Senate to Democrats.

That opened the floodgates to trillions in additional federal spending, including more COVID stimulus payments that helped spur the high inflation now vexing all Americans.

Even The Washington Post recently cringed at the cravenness of the Warnock campaign. A Post editorial stated: “During the state’s last runoff in 2021, the Democratic candidates leaned hard in favor of more generous stimulus checks. It helped them triumph.”

The Georgia race comes in the wake of the judicial nullification of Team Biden’s biggest election bribe for the midterms. On Aug. 24, Biden announced he was canceling up to $20,000 in student debt for borrowers who earned less than $125,000 (or $250,000 for couples). That handout helped give Democrats a 28% advantage from voters in the 18-29 age group, demolishing hopes for a Republican red wave.

Continue reading this article at The New York Post

Jim Bovard

Jim Bovard

Jim Bovard is a Senior Fellow for the Libertarian Institute and author of the newly published, Last Rights: The Death of American Liberty (2023). His other books include Public Policy Hooligan (2012), Attention Deficit Democracy (2006), Lost Rights: The Destruction of American Liberty (1994), and seven others. He is a member of the USA Today Board of Contributors and has also written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Playboy, The Washington Post, among others. His articles have been publicly denounced by the chief of the FBI, the Postmaster General, the Secretary of HUD, and the heads of the DEA, FEMA, and EEOC and numerous federal agencies.

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