Remember SCOTUS making BushCo “president”? Now they’ve fixed the Texas midterms…

As the plaintiffs in the otherwise successful challenge to Texas Republicans’ polling place Photo ID restriction law pointed out during theiremergency petition to the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this week — after an appeals court panel had temporarily stayed a lower court’s determination that the law was discriminatory and thus, stricken down — it was the High Court itself which, when it gutted a central provision of the Voting Rights Act last year, promised there were other provisions still standing in the landmark VRA that could adequately be used to prevent discriminatory voting laws in all 50 states.

“Our decision in no way affects the permanent, nationwide ban on racial discrimination in voting found in [Section] 2” of the Voting Rights Act, the John Roberts Supreme Court majority declared at the time. Apparently they were just kidding.

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