Several milestones were crossed in the United States in the last week of July: a first sanitary, Wednesday, with more than 150,000 deaths recorded from Covid-19, a second economical withentry of the country into recession, and a last political, with Donald Trump’s mention of a possible postponement of the presidential election. “Along with postal voting (…), 2020 will be the most inaccurate and fraudulent election in history. It will be a real shame for the United States. Postpone the election until the people can vote normally, safely ??? “ he tweeted, pointing to the alleged risks of fraud linked, according to him, to the Covid-19 epidemic.
With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT Election in history. It will be a great embarrassment to the USA. Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 30, 2020
The question, or rather the suggestion, went badly on both the Democratic and Republican side, just over three months before the November 3 electoral meeting. Only a few hours after discussing this possible postponement on Thursday, the American president also backed down, declaring that he did not want it but was concerned about the problems that could cause the postal vote of (…)