Why mail-in-ballots are important in US Presidential Elections

On the 19th anniversary of 9/11, I stumbled upon Jeff Greenfield’s masterpiece 43. He recounts the events of that fateful day in 2001 in this way, “at 5 p.m. on September 11, 2001, an ashen-faced but composed President Al Gore stepped into the East Room of the White House to deliver a televised address to the nation. With him were former presidents Clinton and Bush, as well as Texas