The Birmingham News reports:
Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill is disputing claims cybercriminals “flipped” 100,000 votes from Donald Trump to Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election. The claims came from Mike Lindell, the founder of MyPillow and an adviser to former president Trump.
He visited Merrill and Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey last week, saying he planned to run “tests” on the state’s voter rolls. In a video posted online Sunday, Lindell said while Alabama is a “role model as to how elections should go,” its voting system was “hacked…just like every other state,” possibly by accessing machines remotely through Bluetooth technology.
Merrill said that’s not possible. “All our (voting) machines are custom-built. There’s no modem component. You can’t influence them through a cell phone or a landline. There’s no way they can be probed or numbers manipulated,” Merrill told AL.com.
Read the full article. Over the weekend, I reported that Lindell had met with Merrill and Gov. Kay Ivey after purchasing the state’s voter rolls. Ivey now claims she only met with Lindell to welcome him to Alabama, as she does with many prominent visitors. Yeah.
How it started: “Mike Lindell meets Alabama secretary of state for discussion on 2020 election” https://t.co/jS14EW727P
How it’s going: “Secretary of State disputes MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell’s claims Alabama had 100,000 ‘flipped’ votes” https://t.co/2eRZ4A4isC
— Reid Wilson (@PoliticsReid) September 22, 2021
Today our team met with Mike Lindell of My Pillow. We discussed the 2020 Election. He was very impressed by our efforts & said that Alabama had the best election system & the safest procedures he had seen in America! We look forward to our next meeting! #EasyToVoteAndHardToCheat pic.twitter.com/qHOjQuTlyl
— John Merrill (@JohnHMerrill) September 17, 2021
RELATED: Merrill appeared on JMG in April 2021 when he dropped his US Senate bid after being busted on tape in an adulterous affair. According to a recording posted by a far-right outlet, Merrill is fond of anal play.
In February, Merrill was named chairman of the RNC’s new “Election Integrity Commission.” He is being term-limited out of his current post.
Merrill also appeared on JMG in 2020 when he attempted to flame Twitter critics over the law requiring notarized affidavits to accompany an absentee ballot.
That law requires voters to have access to a computer or photocopier, and a printer. He told one man that if he’s too stupid to figure it out, he should probably plan on “voting in person.”
Prior to that, Merrill was mentioned here during his previous failed Senate bid when he blamed mass shootings on the media.
And before that, we heard from him when he blamed “homosexual activities” for the dearth of wholesome family entertainment like Gunsmoke, which went off the air 45 years ago. When asked for an example of those homosexual activities, he cited women’s soccer.