Guess who’s pushing for touchscreen…

Guess who’s pushing for touchscreen voting machines?

“Northrop-Grumman, Lockheed-Martin, EDS and Accenture”, that’s who. You may know Accenture by their previous name, Andersen Consulting. Yes, that Andersen. This is not making me feel warm and fuzzy.

They just had a meeting, one member said

We were too subtle by half. Our #4 goal, “develop liaisons with key constituencies” is a nice word for lobbying. We just didn’t want a document floating around saying the election industry is in trouble, so they decided to put together a lobbying campaign

Oh heck, let’s not actually FIX any of the problems, just grease a few palms in D.C. instead.