A Wise Latina Thinks You’re Stupid if You’re a Minority, Poor, or Old

On Monday in a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court upheld an Ohio law designed to purge their voter rolls of inactive voters.  Federal law dictates that failing to vote in an election is not grounds for removing someone from the registration rolls.  The Ohio law works thus:  if you have not voted in the two consecutive previous years, they send you a postcard to determine if you still live at the address on record.  If the the respondent does not reply and IF they fail to vote in the next four years which must include two federal elections, THEN AND ONLY THEN are they removed from the voting rolls.  So, for example, if I vote in 2010 and skip the 2011 and 2012 elections, I receive a mailing which I disregard as junk mail.  I then show up to vote in 2014…no problem.  But, if I show up in 2018,

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