July 21, 2010

'White man' is two words, election board rules

Independents are allowed a five-word statement of purpose on the ballot to explain to voters what their candidacy is about.
But I thought the right to political speech was darn near absolute.*

This here white man hopes Ms. Griffin wins her appeal.

* See, e.g., Wisconsin Judicial Commission v. Michael J. Gableman.

2 comments:

John Foust said...

Maybe we can help her out by coming up with other charming and catchy five-word slogans to add to future ballots.

"I will not use loopholes."

Anonymous said...

to assert his independence, scott walker will appear on the ballot with "charlie sykes" substituted for "whiteman."