As we know, because Breitbart News told us so, voter fraud is a major problem in this country.
Imagine everyone’s surprise then that former Breitbart News chief and Trump campaign CEO Stephen Bannon is illegally registered to vote in Florida where he does not live.
Hilariously, the address he’s registered to is actually scheduled to be demolished.
“I have emptied the property,” Luis Guevara, the owner of the house, which is in the Coconut Grove section of the city, said in an interview. “Nobody lives there … we are going to make a construction there.” […]
Election officials in Miami-Dade make clear to prospective voters that they are required to actually live in the county and to use their home address in election paperwork. “You must reside in Miami-Dade County,” their website states. It adds: “When you register to vote, an actual residence address is required by law.” A county spokeswoman did not respond to questions relating to Bannon’s situation.
Schadenfreud aside, this is a fairly benign case of “fraud” and probably just an oversight or mistake just as most cases are. Even cases such as this are very rare and cases of intentionally malicious behavior are virtually non-existent and certainly do not have any impact on election results.
But this is not the intended image conservatives wish to project when they speak of “voter fraud.” Their version of “fraud” is simply black people voting. That’s it.
In related news, Politico reported this morning that Bannon was charged with misdemeanor domestic violence for assaulting his ex-wife in 1996. The Arizona Daily Star also reported that Bannon admitted in court to threatening a female colleague in 1994.