2006 CNN Segment Warned Over ‘Venezuelan Controlled’ Smartmatic

In a 2006 CNN segment entitled “Democracy for Sale,” the network reported a “company owned by Venezuela could be allowed to take over one of our top voting machine firms.” Less than two decades later, that premonition has come to pass, though CNN today contradicts their own reporting from 2006. “Critics say our very democracy is now for sale, without anyone doing a thing about it,” said Dobbs, underscored by a CNN chyron which screamed: ‘WHY DO VENEZUELANS CONTROL A U.S. VOTING MACHINE FIRM?’ Fifteen years ago CNN reported that watchdog groups were questioning why U.S. voting machines would be

FLASHBACK: Leftist ‘Comedian’ John Oliver Warned of ‘Red Flags’ on ‘Vulnerable’ Voting Machines

In a segment on HBO’s John Oliver show aired in November 2019, the leftist comedian took aim at America’s voting system, noting: “We don’t always know how our votes are being counted and it’s not unreasonable to have some questions about our election security. After airing a segment outlining how some had blind faith in their votes being accurately counted, Oliver went on to explain that a Senate Intelligence Committee report said America’s voting system was “vulnerable to exploitation.” “There is no single standard voting system in this country,” Oliver lamented, explaining that digital voting systems are the “absolute worst”