This and this make me want to vomit. I’m happy to see that both stories were broken by local news affiliates; I’m also happy to see that, in both cases, the whistleblower was able to bring shreds of the torn-up forms to the relevant elections supervisors who confirmed that the voters had never been added to the rolls. (Of course, thanks go out to Josh Marshall, both for these links and for the great work he’s doing ferreting out stories like this.)


Forget all the hopeful, cheery, “come all ye, we’ll rev you up to participate in the democratic process” attitude. I think it’s time that we as Americans got downright nasty. Fight mean. Lie. Lie about our side. Lie about the other side. And in…

• Pinged by 2020 Hindsight on Oct 14, 2004, 1:58 AM