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1 Bulworth  Fri, Jan 25, 2013 7:45:57am

I’m trying to imagine the mass freakout at Fox and Drudge were the Democrats to make such a blatantly political change in a state won by a Republican just two months ago.

2 HappyWarrior  Fri, Jan 25, 2013 8:08:50am

re: #1 Bulworth

I’m trying to imagine the mass freakout at Fox and Drudge were the Democrats to make such a blatantly political change in a state won by a Republican just two months ago.

No kidding. Under the current plan by the GOP state legislature, Romney would have gotten 9 of Virginia’s electoral votes and Obama would have gotten 4 despite the fact that Obama won the state by four percent. This is a blatant attempt by Republican legislatures to rig it in their favor and unfortunately I don’t see anyway to prevent it from happening because it is technically legal albeit real slimy.

3 Dr. Matt  Fri, Jan 25, 2013 8:50:57am

It’s easier to rig the elections than drop racism from their party platform. By rigging the elections they no longer have to worry about the changing demographic of this country.

4 Bulworth  Fri, Jan 25, 2013 9:21:10am

TNC comments:

To see the only other major political party in the country effectively giving up on convincing voters, and instead embarking on a strategy of disenfranchisement is bad sign for American democracy. There is nothing gleeful in this.

5 Romantic Heretic  Fri, Jan 25, 2013 10:24:04am

I’m not surprised. The GOP as currently constituted are revolutionaries and so regard anything that will allow them to get and keep power as the proper thing to do.

They won’t stop until the U.S. is under their complete control forever.


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