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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

A 'rigged election'? In Florida? Don't bet on it, Mr. Trump



Donald Trump is warning that the fix is in and the 2016 election could be stolen by Hillary Clinton and the Democrats. "I hope the Republicans are watching closely, or it's going to be taken away from us," Trump said in Ohio last week.

Then he pounded the theme home in Pennsylvania, and his website now invites people in Florida and elsewhere to sign up as "election observers." It looks like another Trump scare tactic to rev up his base, and more than a few people are sure to take him up on his offer.

But for a number of reasons, Trump's tactic doesn't hold up under scrutiny. The rest of the story is here.

[Last modified: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 8:55am]


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