Look, I try, but it’s only Wednesday and as Jake aka RIP pointed out, it’s been a slog. But there is (finally) a sliver of good news out of Wisconsin: on Tuesday, an appeals court sided with the bipartisan election commission and put a hold on both The Purge and the contempt ruling against the Democratic members of the commission:
So, whoot! But also this – I can only guess that so many GOP gym shorts collectively twisted that this will be playing out in the courts for a long time…just not before the 2020 election (hopefully), because the Wisconsin Supreme Court declined to take the case last month.
And there are those who say this serves to alienate voters, who may be confused by their ‘are they/aren’t they’ registered to vote status; and that this causes confusion and discourages turnout (which is the entire point of the whole conservative voter-suppression exercise) and, because it can’t be said enough:
Also on Wisconsin, submitted without comment (other than DNC, where are your boots on the ground?!?):