When I saw this linked at Insty’s, I nearly fell over. It’s an overview of the very first bill (H.R.1) proposed by the new House of Representatives, the grand-sounding “For the People Act of 2021”, whose preamble reads:
To expand Americans’ access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, strengthen ethics rules for public servants, and implement other anti-corruption measures for the purpose of fortifying our democracy, and for other purposes.
This has to be a hoax because the bill, if anything, entrenches all the above.
Except that it isn’t a hoax. To check on that before I posted anything, I looked it up at congress.gov, and here it is, in all its disgusting splendor.
If one — ONE — Republican legislator in either chamber votes in favor of this, they should be subject to recall in their districts and replaced with someone who understands the actual sanctity of the vote.
That’s my official position. The unofficial position I’ll leave to your imagination, but here’s a clue: