Here is What Jill Stein is getting from recount
Green Party candidate Jill Stein did not enter into this recount exercise without considering: WIIFM (What’s In It For Me?). She has mentioned voter fraud and hacking but has not produced one item to support those claims. It must be one of those liberal progressive “feelings’ that lead her to that conclusion. What is the real benefit? As always, follow the money!
As Written By Ben Kamisar for The Hill:
Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein’s call for a recount has won her headlines and money, both of which could prove beneficial to the politician and her party going forward.
Stein’s call for a recount in Wisconsin might have come as a surprise to some observers.
She won just 1 percent of the vote in the state and finished a distant fourth.
Democrat Hillary Clinton, who won the national popular vote, finished a close second to Republican Donald Trump in the Badger State. But it wasn’t her party asking for the recount. It was Stein, who has repeatedly shown a willingness to step into the public limelight to battle with both major parties.
Stein hit the Clinton machine for piggy-backing on her recount efforts and for failing to take the threat of election hacking seriously.
Seen as largely an afterthought during the presidential race, Stein is receiving heavy news coverage from the media for her efforts. And by tapping into Democratic angst over Trump’s surprise victory over Clinton, she’s building a fundraising apparatus greater than she had before.
It’s highly unlikely that the recount will lead to any change in the election results, which is one reason that many Democrats have largely shrugged it ….
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