August 28, 2009

WHAT BETTER WAY TO MEMORIALIZE HIM THAN TO TRAMPLE THE RULE OF LAW?:

Reversal on Senate Succession Stirs Political Storm: Democrats' Push to Let Governor Fill Kennedy's Seat, After Demanding Special Vote in 2004, Draws Accusations of Hypocrisy (JOHN HECHINGER and PHILIP SHISHKIN, 8/28/09, WSJ)

Massachusetts state Sen. Brian A. Joyce, a Democrat who headed the election-laws committee in 2004, agreed. "If we were to allow an appointment, it would be wholly undemocratic," he said. "When you cut through the rhetoric on both sides, it's pure partisan politics."

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Posted by Orrin Judd at August 28, 2009 11:32 AM
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