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 Did CNN lie to Democrats in 2016 (2)

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Did CNN lie to Democrats in 2016

No, the presidential election can't be hacked


The American election system is decentralized by design, with state, county and local governments all managing voting. Even though many precincts use voting machines, none are connected to the Internet, nor are they connected to each other.
That's not to say voting machines don't have vulnerabilities -- those have been well documented and studied for more than 10 years. But to influence the outcome of a presidential election or statewide race would require physical tampering on a grand scale across in counties across multiple states on Election Day: In other words, it essentially can't be done.
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Here ya go Democrats.

https://www.cnn.com/2016/10/19/politics/ election-day-russia-hacking-explained/index.html

Tal Kopen of CNN reported the below statement.

"Nobody is going to be able to change the outcome of the presidential vote by hacking voting machines. The system is too distributed, too decentralized, too many implementations for any individual actor or group to make substantial change," said Nicholas Weaver, a computer scientist and cybersecurity expert at the International Computer Science Institute at the University of California, Berkeley.

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The truth to biased fake news channels is conditional.

It's conditioned on the issue at hand, and whether it can hurt or help those on the Right.

When Nancy Pelosi told us she would not Impeach Trump if it were a purely partisan one sided vote, it was just one more example of liars spewing any drivel that suits them at the time.