Welcome to Wisconsin, where democracy goes to die | Editorial


The core pathology of the Republican party is that it views electoral participation and voter turnout as threats.In a way, the GOP is not wrong: On Monday, President Trump affirmed that reforms designed to eliminate suppression would lead to “levels of voting that, if you ever agreed to it, you’d never have a Republican elected in this country again.” Kudos for candor.So the Republican campaign to protect the power of its shrinking minority of plutocrats against the democratic will rolls on, and if Tuesday’s primary in Wisconsin is an example of where that campaign is heading, one must wonder …

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