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Now God bless Justice Scalia, but the right to vote is shared by all. That the Voting Rights Act needed to be enacted in the first place, and reauthorized to protect the right of minorities to vote freely and fairly is in reality a shame.
Scalia’s words and likely position removes the protection of federal law from those who need it and entitles bigots and political hacks to gerrymander and make polling difficult through fewer polling places for those in districts with a higher minority population.
I do look forward to hearing fellow nut Clarence Thomas’s take on this. But as usual, I suspect Thomas will travel in lockstep with whatever Scalia and Alito decide.
We just celebrated the anniversary of Rosa Parks refusing to sit in the back of the bus. In a sad way I’m almost happy for Rosa that she didn’t live to see the bigot’s fine five friends on the U.S. Supreme Court.