As I write this, the state of
At issue is the highly contested race between former Republican Sen. Norm Coleman and Democratic Challenger Al Franken. (Yes, the one from Saturday Night Live.) Franken won, but his margin of victory was so slim that an automatic recount kicked in, and the Democratic process got kicked out.
With Sen. Arlen Specter of
This is either good news or bad news depending on your party affiliation. What’s sad is that the election was held last November, 2008. Now it’s May, 2009. Since then there have been recounts, recounts of recounts and more court battles than I can count.
Republican Sen. John Cornyn of
Shameful, and not what the people who founded this country had in mind back in 1776.
The people of
People elect their representatives to government, not lawyers and courts.
Millions of dollars have been spent, political bad will grows each day and the last thing anyone involved in all this cares about is what’s best for the country. Not the least of which being fair and equal representation.
Each state is supposed to have two senators. That includes
There has to be a better way. There must be a better way, and the folks in charge better find it—and soon.
John W. Scherer
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