posted on Jun, 6 2004 @ 09:09 PM
The news report reads as follows:
“The glitch arose because the Illinois legislature adjourned earlier this week without extending the Aug. 30 deadline for presidential candidates to
be certified by the state elections board and qualify for the Nov. 2 ballot.”
The more accurate and unbiased presentation of the report could be more aptly fashioned as follows:
The Illinois state legislature adjourned and chose not to address the problem of presumptive Republican candidate for the Presidency name being placed
on the Nov. ballot because of non-compliance with Illinois state election law.
“The law states “legally and nominated candidate(s) of political parties must file on or before August 30 to be certified by the state’s election
board”. The Republicans knew the requirements of the state law and chose to ignore its requirements for a candidates name to be included on the
ballot. Now they expect special consideration in spite of their chose to hold the nomination convention at a date later then to comply with the law.
And now they expect a court, in contravention of the legislature’s intent to have their nominee be certified and qualify for the Nov. 2 ballot by
Oh, God. Now’s the time for those damned” activist liberal judges who make law rather then enforce it, time to shine; And now become for the moment,
paragons of keeper of the “Rule of Law”…………..
Pass me the ‘Upchuck’ bucket………………