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Recipe for chaos: 2020 election threatens to snap a US already pushed to the limit | US elections 2020 | The Guardian

Recipe for chaos: 2020 election threatens to snap a US already pushed to the limit | US elections 2020 | The Guardian

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It's 2020 in the US: "a pandemic, economic collapse and a society-wide reckoning over racism [and] an election in which voter suppression, foreign interference, online disinformation and a bitterly contested supreme court vacancy ... an incumbent president who has spent months spreading disinformation and discrediting what he calls “the greatest Rigged Election in history” ... a high risk that a significant chunk of the population will not accept the winner as legitimate, leading to angry street protests in a country flush with guns"

Covid-19 will drive people to make postal ballots, but "Louis DeJoy, the new postmaster general and a Republican donor, has overseen measures that make voting by mail harder"... the most egregious example of voter suppression... disproportionately affects people of color ...

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The above notes were curated from the full post www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/sep/27/recipe-for-chaos-2020-election-threatens-snap-us-already-pushed-limit.

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