Fox News: Wisconsin’s Democrat Governor Calls for National Guard To Assist at Polls

This is another one of those articles where I do not have much freedom to tell you what I think about the rumors that the Democrat Governor of a major swing state (Wisconsin) calling in the National Guard to assist with the election.  Of course while floating the idea the Democrat Governor mentioned, ‘you know, the thing.’

Fox News reported:

‘”The help of the Guard will be needed to ensure that Election Day goes smoothly,” the Democrat said Thursday

About 400 members of the National Guard will be deployed in Wisconsin to compensate for any shortages of poll workers in the state for Tuesday’s presidential election, Gov. Tony Evers said Tuesday.

Evers, a Democrat, compared the Guard assignment to the role its personnel has already played in assisting with the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

“The Wisconsin National Guard has played a critical role in our response to the COVID-19 pandemic and this mission is no different,” Evers said, according to The Associated Press. “As Wisconsin faces an urgent crisis with more than 200,000 positive cases of COVID-19 across the state, the help of the Guard will be needed to ensure that Election Day goes smoothly and that voters and election officials alike have the assistance they need.”

Evers hinted at a possible Guard deployment earlier this month.’

According to the AP, Wisconsin Elections Commission leader Meagan Wolfe said that the state has a 0.6% shortage in poll workers, or 200 shy of the 30,000 needed.  What could possibly go wrong?


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