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just_another_bozo_on_this_bus 1 year, 9 months ago

So in George's world, you "improve" SS and Medicare by impoverishing millions of seniors and dramatically reducing their access to healthcare. And you increase democratic participation by allowing racists and Republicans to gerrymander districts so hideously that their opponents can never get representation.

Keith 1 year, 9 months ago

Something else that's old and uninterested in progress: George Will.

msezdsit 1 year, 9 months ago

The right wing republican supreme court is the most activist court since the 2000 supreme court. They have rendered the court virtually useless other than advancing the right wing ideology. Not only should the voting rights act not be abolished but it needs to be expanded with all the attacks the right wingers (oh those people again) have relentlessly imposed on the voting rights of the elderly and the poor and, the same original people the law was enacted to protect, black voters.

The supreme courts predetermined stance, (without even hearing the case, considering evidence or considering precedence) is just a continuation of the right wing republican assault on the will of the people to have their vote counted. Disenfranchisement is the new right wing voting act.

George Will, as usual, has played another word game that ends up with the poor gettin poorer and the rich gettin richer. How do you do it George. Your a genius.

Alyosha 1 year, 9 months ago

Recall that Mr. Will's analytic skills led him to believe that Romney would win in a landslide, 321-217.

Anything he has to say can quite confidently be dismissed as being as valid and worthwhile as his remarkably wrong presidential prediction.

It would be good to hear why the Journal-World, in the interest of an informed community, continues to run his worthless opinion pieces that do little to advance quality discussions.

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