‘Media clowns’ conveniently forget Dem Wasserman Schultz agreed with Trump, called mail-in ballots a ‘risky experiment’

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The hypocrisy of the liberal media, beginning with CNN, jumps off the page when looking at a significant flip-flop from Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, D-Fla.

The former Democratic National Committee chairwoman is currently advocating for easing the vote by mail process, even though she once expressed concerns about vote by mail fraud, insisting mail-in ballots are a “risky” idea in a presidential election.

In 2008, CNN reported: “Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz argues a mail-in ballot has wrong written all over it.”

“It’d be a risky experiment for us with an election that has stakes as high as a presidential election. We’ve never done a mail-in ballot statewide,” the Democratic lawmaker said in a video clip included in the article.

Among her concerns was signature fraud and getting addresses wrong, and that it would “cause more chaos.”

That clip is seen here:

Apparently, in the year 2020, Democrats are prepared to embrace chaos in the hopes of defeating President Trump.

And they have a pandemic to fall back on to justify it — this being the party that has openly embraced tens of thousands of people taking to the streets to protest alleged racial injustice:

Even the ever-hypocritical Wasserman-Schultz.

“No democracy should ever force a voter to make this choice — your health or your vote,” she said in a recent Facebook video, reading robotic-like from a script.

Her solution to keep people safe: “Expand early voting and offer easier vote by mail options.”

Conservative talk radio host Mark Levin called out the “media clowns,” specifically naming CNN’s primadonna Trump-hating reporter Jim Acosta, for not mentioning previous concerns about vote by mail fraud expressed by Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, D-Fla.

Levin said in a tweet: “Amazing how Jim Acosta and the other media clowns don’t mention that Wasserman-Schultz had the same concern about mail in voting as the president.”

Acosta being named because of the 2008 story from the network.

While the president was roundly criticized for expressing concerns about possible fraud, the same media gave Wasserman-Schultz a pass.

A key difference between 2008 and now is that Republicans had a sizable advantage when it came to absentee ballots back then, which explains her opposition then.

Of course, in most states a voter must officially request an absentee ballot, while the Democratic Party today is seeking wide-scale mailing of tens of millions of ballots to all registered voters — a big difference.

Here’s a quick sampling of responses to the story from Twitter:

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