Trudy Rubin: I've covered rigged elections abroad, but in 2020 I'm worried about whether my own ballot will count

When I finally got my mail-in ballot this week I found myself grasping it tightly, like a precious object someone might steal.For days I’d been discussing with friends and relatives how to ensure our votes get counted. Does one dare trust the politically discredited post office, or partisan courts that might toss out mail-in ballots? Or President Donald Trump, who repeatedly and falsely claims they cause massive fraud, and sends legions of lawyers to suppress them?Clutching the documents in my hands, I thought: “This is totally bizarre. Is this really the United States?”And I couldn’t help rec…

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