This is one of those moments when there’s not much we can say other than, “click, look at the picture, and ask, ‘what can possibly go wrong?’” Not to offend modern day VW owners, but the original Volkswagen was a product of fascism. This Philadelphia "voteswagen" plays right back into that history of tyrannical government trampling liberty by making a mockery of safe and secure elections. With wheels.
Last week, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania’s top election official admitted that duplicate ballots had been sent to registered voters but said he did not know how many were sent, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
If a police officer or firefighter in Erie, Pennsylvania wants to take a family vacation to Dollywood or Myrtle Beach, they must receive permission from city leaders.
3/25: ACRU attorney Linda Kerns speaks the problems with election laws in Philadelphia.
3/5: Former Pennsylvania Governor Dick Thornburgh has filed a brief opposed to the court-drawn redistricting map.
3/7: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s map likely fails its own gerrymandering standards, because it skews so heavily democratic. The map submitted by the ACRU had more compact districts and fewer political subdivision splits.
2/26: ACRU’s Policy Board member and senior fellow Ken Blackwell points out the clear bias on the part of Pennsylvania Democrats in the state's redistricting case.
2/20: Republicans are fighting a court-drawn Pennsylvania map that may endanger several of the GOP seats, citing problems with the process.
2/20: The American Civil Rights Union has submitted a map to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, which by all accounts is superior to all other submitted maps.
The City of Brotherly Love has earned a reputation as a haven for vote fraud and election incidents that tarnish the idea of free and fair elections.