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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Disenfranchisement in PA

Pennsylvania's big Presidential primary is on April 22. Lots of people - maybe record numbers of people - want to vote, but if they didn't get registered by yesterday, they're out of luck.

WAYNE, Pa. — Pennsylvanians are rushing in record numbers to sign up as Democrats so they can vote in the presidential primary April 22 between Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton.
See, there's no such thing as same-day registration in Pennsylvania. You have to register almost a month in advance, or you can't vote.

This is such obvious disenfranchisement of those who weren’t able to register in time, and of those who didn’t know they had to register.

Surely Democrats won't allow this to happen. They'll take to the streets in protest! They'll engage in civil disobedience! They'll disrupt church services!

Any second now. Aaaaaaany second.

I they use dogs and SWAT teams to turn the non-registered away from the polls on Election Day?