When counting the votes isn't enough | Arkansas Blog

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

When counting the votes isn't enough

Posted By on Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 1:36 PM

Republicans will go to any length to prevent seating of duly elected Democrats.

See Minnesota and the now-until-doomsday legal challenge of Al Franken's victory.

See New York, where the ghost of Tim Griffin is madly trying to cage and disqualify presumed Democratic voters in the tight recount of a congressional race. (Presumed on account of Jewish heritage or college residency.)  

I remember when a Republican named Huckabee -- Sarah -- rightly challenged some Democratic Arkansas election officials for making it difficult for Arkadelphia college students to vote. Perhaps she'd like to help the college kids in upstate N.Y. retain their franchise, though probably not, since Huck's Army campaigned for the trailing Repub.


Sign up for the Daily Update email
Favorite

Comments (8)

Showing 1-8 of 8

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-8 of 8

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

  • LR charter school application withdrawn for this year

    Friendship Aspire Academy has withdrawn its request to move up plans to open a charter school in Little Rock by a year to take advantage of a vacant building being remodeled by the Walton Family Foundation for another charter operator that withdrew.
    • Jun 20, 2018
  • Another prison death under investigation

    John Howell, 58, who was serving a life sentence for capital murder in Garland County, died shortly before 7 p.m. Tuesday after being found unresponsive on the floor of his barracks at the Cummins Unit, a spokesman said.
    • Jun 20, 2018
  • With Trump, of course, there's a catch

    So the heroic Donald Trump proposes a compromise to tearing families apart - jailing them indefinitely.
    • Jun 20, 2018
  • More »

Readers also liked…

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments

Slideshows

 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation