New Yorkers faced their new voting machines yesterday. After the usual sign in, you are given a paper ballot, go to a little booth to fill in circles with a black pencil for your choices (being very careful to stay inside the circles), then walk to a machine and feed it the ballot.
With the old voting machines that were used for around 80 years, it was ...
It now takes 5 times as long to cast a ballot as it used to. . . . and with all the high tech equipment and paper manipulation probably costs the taxpayers a lot more too. It seem that the more we "progress," the further behind we get.
The new voting process is more complicated. It takes more of your time and more of your money. . . .
Isn't this just like the government that designed it?