In our 32nd episode of the Madness Chronicles, we’ll take a look at the madness of the oddities in the 2020 election. Remember, madness is a state of being mentally ill, severely, extremely foolish behavior, and a state of frenzied or chaotic activity. Let’s take a look at some madness in election 2020.
New American writer Luis Miguel observed one anomaly in Georgia that is interesting. Georgia voters for Trump who didn’t also vote for a Senate candidate were 818. However, those who voted for Sleepy Joe didn’t vote for a Senate candidate too numbered 95,801. That seems a bit odd?
For instance, in Wyoming, things were different. In Wyoming, Biden only registered a surplus “Biden-only” take of just 725 votes over the Democratic Senate candidate there, or about 25% of his net in Georgia, on a percentage basis. Sure makes you wonder why so many people vote Biden-only in battleground Georgia, but not in deeply-red Wyoming?”
Writer Matt Palumbo found some oddities in traditional bellwether state voting. He notes, “The winner of Ohio has gone on to win the presidential election in every single race since 1904, with two exceptions.” He found Florida similar. “Only twice has a Democrat won the presidency without winning Florida, while no Republican since Calvin Coolidge has won the presidency without it.”
Biden, defying a century of results, lost to President Trump 53.4% to Biden’s 45.3% in Ohio; in Florida, Trump won 51.2% to Biden’s 47.9%, but in a Festivus miracle Biden wins the presidency? So Palumbo dug a little deeper, looking into bellwether counties.
He noted 18 counties have gone for the president between 88 and 100 percent of the time in elections dating back to 1956. In 2012 and 2016, all of them picked the president who was elected. This year 15 of those 18 bellwether counties went for Trump. Yet, voila, another miracle.
Michael Flynn’s attorney, Sidney Powell, said, “We’ve identified over 450,000 ballots that miraculously only have a vote for Joe Biden on them and no other candidate.” What a remarkable statistic. That means a fair size city turned out to just vote for Biden.
In Milwaukee, the National Pulse reports that they enjoyed a whopping 84% voter turnout that gave Joe a 145,916 vote advantage in the wee hours on election night. They also point out that Cleveland, a city about Milwaukee’s size and demographic, saw a 51% turnout in keeping with their statistical average. The trend continued in all 8 swing states with record-breaking voter turnout. Believable? In Australia, a place where voting is mandatory and failure to vote is punishable with stiff fines, the most recent election’s total turnout was still only 92%.
In probably the biggest surprise, defying the oddsmakers, Joe Biden, a guy who can barely say his name without a mistake, outperformed Barack Obama in critical areas. Pennsylvania’s counties of Chester, Cumberland, and Montgomery, for instance, Biden outdid the Obama election performances by factors of 1.24-1.43 times. The 2020 election madness and miracles are unprecedented.
May we wake from this madness before it’s too late. I wish you good health, and until next time, have fun, enjoy life, and watch out for the madness amongst us. It’s 2020, and it’s getting out of hand.