The Voting Rights Act decision takes away Federal control of local voting rules, especially in the South.
Huge Supreme Court decision restores power to states to run their own election. http://t.co/Qcg7bjEzR0— Christian Adams (@ElectionLawCtr) June 25, 2013
Robert Stacy McCain, who lives in the South, Tweets:
Sean Trende links to someone reacting rationally:
A good take on the Section 4/5 case from Wonkblog. http://t.co/YQDzeLDzYm— Sean Trende (@SeanTrende) June 25, 2013
Meltdown of the day: Melissa Harris-Perry laments loss of citizenship after SCOTUS' VRA decision http://t.co/blRU12Mk70— TwitchyTeam (@TwitchyTeam) June 25, 2013
Matt Yglesias, who is nominally Hispanic, is going on about the evils of the old National Review.
NRO hails SCOTUS VRA ruling as a “civil rights victory” and obviously they would know: http://t.co/OfqGXqjmGT— Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias) June 25, 2013
Previous National Review editorializing on voting rights issues had more straightforward framing: http://t.co/c7zV1IOk1E— Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias) June 25, 2013
Ask John Derbyshire if you don't believe me.
And Dave Weigel asks a question:
Somebody tell me again why we can't have universal, easy voter registration and voter ID— daveweigel (@daveweigel) June 25, 2013