Taiwan’s Stolen Election, Part II
The Magic of Numbers
March 29, 2004
Executive Summary: On March 20, 2004, 13 million ROC voters elected Lien Chan and James Soong president and vice-president of the Republic of China. Lien/Soong’s margin of victory was an estimated 1.3 million votes, or 10%. So why did the numbers posted by the Central Election Committee indicate that Lien/Soong lost by 29,000 votes, or 0.2%? Because the Central Election Committee was not the nation’s referee. It was Chen Shui-bian’s Re-election Committee.
The Magic Number
In my earlier op eds “Taiwan’s Potemkin Referendum” and “Taiwan’s Stolen Election,” I noted how Chen Shui-bian illegally “linked” his “defensive referenda” to his presidential re-election campaign. Unfortunately for Chen, his successful linkage of the two events is a sword that cuts both ways. It also reveals how the Chen-controlled Central Election Committee “adjusted” the final numbers in order to steal the election.
“Official” Chen administration-controlled Central Election Committee Figures
Voter Turnout: 13,251,719
Lien/Soong Election Ballots: 6,442,452
Chen/Lu Election Ballots: 6,471,970
“Spoiled Election Ballots”: 337,297 [The Magic Number — triple the number for the 2000 Presidential Election]
Referendum One Ballots: 7,452,340
Referendum Two Ballots: 7,444,148
The Presidential Election and Referendum One
A. Voters who cast presidential ballots, but didn’t cast Referendum One ballots: 5,799,379
B. Voters who cast Referendum One ballots, but who didn’t vote for Chen: 980,370
Add A to B:
5,799,379 + 980,370 = 6,779,749
Logically, these are Lien/Soong votes.
Subtract the Magic Number, the Central Election Committee’s “Spoiled Election Ballots”:
6,779,749 – 337,297 = 6,442,452
and one miraculously winds up with the “official” total for Lien/Soong!
If that wasn’t miraculous enough for you, let’s look at Referendum Two.
The Presidential Election and Referendum Two
C. Voters who cast presidential ballots, but didn’t cast Referendum Two ballots: 5,807,571
D. Voters who cast Referendum Two ballots, but who didn’t vote for Chen: 972,178
Add C to D:
5,807,571 + 972,178 = 6,779,749
Logically, these are also Lien/Soong votes. The same total again!
Again, subtract the Magic Number, the Central Election Committee’s “Spoiled Election Ballots”:
6,779,749 – 337,297 = 6,442,452
and again one winds up with the “official” total for Lien/Soong!
Will miracles never cease?
Taiwan’s Latest Product, Reverse Engineered Election Returns
Is this Magic of Numbers sheer coincidence? Are Pan Blue voters nothing more than conspiracy kooks? Or are you getting a clue as to what Chen Shui-bian and the Democratic Progressive Party mean when they wax poetic to the New York Times and the Washington Post about “the sanctity of democracy?”
Chen regime flunkies have been dismissing Lien Chan and James Soong as “sore losers?” But who lost? And who’s sore? So sore they would resort to election fraud to remain in office when they know full well the electorate has thrown them out?
Chiang Kai-shek and Chiang Ching-kuo were dictators. The Two Chiangs however, like Singapore’s Lee Kuan-yew, were clean, uncorrupt dictators. Under their strict but honest rule, visionary economic reformers Li Kuo-ting and Chao Yao-tung brought forth Taiwan’s Economic Miracle, by which Taiwan became one of Asia’s Four Little Dragons.
Lee Teng-hui and Chen Shui-bian are also dictators. Lee and Chen however, are nothing like the Two Chiangs or Lee Kuan-yew. Lee and Chen, like Marcos and Suharto, are unclean, hopelessly corrupt dictators. Chen Shui-bian’s dictatorial misrule has brought forth another kind of miracle — Taiwan’s Electoral Miracle, in which a candidate losing by a 10% margin inexplicably winds up “winning” by a 0.2% margin.
You’ve heard of “reverse engineering?” Reverse engineering involves starting out knowing the result one wants to achieve, then working backwards to ensure that one achieves it. Introducing Taiwan’s latest reverse engineered product — Taiwan’s 2004 Presidential Election Returns.