Trash Talk is playing the game at a higher level. When you play Chess, have you engaged you opponent in conversation? That is a competitive edge. Poker is all about Trash Talk as you measure the planted or inadvertent tells.
Maybe it is time for us to look at curtailing the use of government contractors. We all feel we got fleeced with Halliburton or Xe or whatever you want to call it. Now we have a Navy Yard massacre because of another government contractor.
You cannot create an unhackable election system. You certainly can not create one with the pittance of cash allocated to elections and personnel befuddled on the operations of the machines.