When I saw the line in Wisconsin yesterday, I thought I was going to burst with anger. This is such an affront to democracy. We need to make vote by mail a universal choice for this November. The Republican Party knows they will lose, so they will block, block, and block again. My friend Jill over at Filosofa’s Word has written an awesome post, reflecting her own personal anger and disgust at what the Supreme Court did by allowing the election to be held yesterday. Shame on them!! Thank you Jill, for another wonderful post.
I said in a recent post that the U.S. government needs to be getting off their collective asses and making sure that mail-in voting is available to every voter in every state. I questioned what, if anything, was being done toward that goal. Well guess what? You won’t be surprised to know that the Idiot-in-Chief has spoken out against this very thing!
“Republicans should fight very hard when it comes to statewide mail-in voting. Democrats are clamoring for it. Tremendous potential for voter fraud, and for whatever reason, doesn’t work out well for Republicans.”
The reason it ‘doesn’t work out well for republicans’ is that the only reason they win at the polls is because minority and poor voters are kept away from the polls by such disenfranchising measures as early poll closings, closing of polls in poor and minority neighborhoods, restrictive voter ID laws and other tricks of…
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