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Although he was careful to lead off by claiming that "nobody is stealing the election," even Trevor Noah, host of Comedy Central's Daily Show, mocked in an entertaining way the job performance of Broward County Supervisor of Elections, Brenda Snipes. Noah's biting commentary on Tuesday stands in sharp contrast to many Democrats who for political reasons prefer to remain mum on the subject of Snipes:
TREVOR NOAH: Nobody is stealing the election but that doesn’t mean Florida doesn’t have big issues wits voting. All over Florida the elections have been a clusterf---. And everyone is contributing to it starting with Brenda Snipes. She is the election commissioner in Broward county, who has been doing a great job of screwing up people’s votes.
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NARRATOR #1: Dr. Brenda snipes is feeling heat from all sides. Her office sent out this sample ballot which looks nothing like the actual ballot and the actual ballot had the U.S. Senate race tucked under the instructions on the left side which could be why roughly 25,000 voters left the pivotal race blank.
And a certain humble NewsBusters correspondent who voted in Broward County can testify that you really had to search for that Senate race on the ballot. One could almost suspect that Broward County wanted to give priority to the governor's race by headlining it (click "expand"):
NARRATOR - Ballots
NARRATOR #2: She counted 22 provisional ballots that had already been rejected.
REPORTER: Have there been mistakes?
BRENDA - SNIPES - Uh - Issues - Way
BRENDA SNIPES: Uh, there have been issues that did not go the way we wanted.
NOAH: Uh... That was the pause of a woman who was mentally going through a thesaurus trying to find a word for mistake that wouldn’t get her fired. Uh, there have been blunders, gaffs, boo-boos — But thanks to Brenda snipes, 25,000 voters didn’t...
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