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USA Today calls it “way too early” to be voting in an election that is supposedly held in November:

The USA is famous for innovations in convenience: fast food, video on demand and clip-on bow ties, to name a few. So providing an easy way for busy citizens to vote makes a certain amount of sense.

But six weeks before the election? That’s way too early. Voters can, and sometimes do, change their minds. They can be swayed by events that have not occurred. An unexpected crisis can test the candidates in revealing ways.


Also, voting is a civic virtue, and ought to be treated as such, rather than as an inconvenience to be dispensed with.


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