hearts and minds

April 4, 2020

The Ultimate Form of Voter Suppression during a Pandemic

Filed under: Class warfare,Politics & elections,Race relations,Wisconsin legislature — Hearts & Minds @ 3:04 am

Insisting on conducting a 19th century style, in-person, one-day election in the face of a mushrooming international pandemic is another serious failure of the dysfunctional, divisive partisan bifurcation of governance in the USA. The utter failure of “our” Wisconsin state government elected officials to: (a) protect the election, (b) protect and facilitate the right of all citizens to vote, and (c) protect the lives and the health of the people, is crystal clear. The governor and the legislature in Wisconsin left the people holding the bag … and paying the piper. In this emergency, the legislature failed to legislate and the governor failed to lead, when that is precisely what was needed … and the mass media papered it over. The initiative that was needed was left to grassroots non-partisan community organizations, which did try to intervene.  (more…)

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