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Tue Apr 7, 2020, 11:57 AM

Nakedly Partisan Wisconsin Republicans: Safety For Me But Not For Thee!

Source: Crooks and Liars



4/07/20 6:49am



The same Wisconsin courts that insisted today's primary couldn't be postponed due to the pandemic just suspended in-person court proceedings to protect participants from .... coronavirus.




In an effort to protect the public, attorneys, court staff, and judges from the health risks associated with COVID-19, the Wisconsin courts have issued orders temporarily suspending in-person proceedings statewide, with certain limited exceptions.

Yes, those are the same Wisconsin courts that just refused to allow Gov. Tony Evers to postpone today's primary election because of the pandemic. Their ruling was upheld by SCOTUS in a blatantly political decision reminiscent of Bush v. Gore.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote in her dissent, "The Court's order requires absentee voters to postmark their ballots by election day, April 7--i.e, tomorrow--even if they did not receive their ballots by that date. That is a novel requirement."

And this being Wisconsin, it's all about preserving the Republican majority on the state Supreme Court. They want to force the election because they want the low turnout. They assume it will help them win the most important race on the ballot, that state supreme court seat..........................................

Read more: https://crooksandliars.com/2020/04/nakedly-partisan-wisconsin-republicans



Beyond the pale.




Image from: wicourts.gov


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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 12:06 PM

1. Let's see if the voters in Wisconsin remember all of this come Nov, assuming they are alive

and can vote.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 12:24 PM

2. stunning...

where are all the state elected officials, while this is going on? They really need to be out there among their constituents.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 02:44 PM

5. Naked...republicans? ewwwwwww

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 10:39 PM

6. only 5 polling places in Milwaukee??? Geez even Alabama & Mississippi

are not that bad. I have 5 within a 20 minute walk from my house.

Texas has runoffs which were supposed to be in May but have been postponed until July despite a valiant attempt to go to all mail for this election.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 10:46 PM

7. Kick

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Apr 8, 2020, 06:18 AM

8. Of course they did

Now, if the election goes they want it, they are happy. If it does not... well, they will just challenge and then... well, the courts are not in sessions now, so on one can judge the challenge, so they sit where they are and extend their terms... shadily and illegally... for the foreseeable future. Genius!

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