Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Perhaps He Feels He Can Afford to be Stupid

Tennessee lawmaker warns of fake Obama assassination plot to stop 2012 elections. (The Raw Story, 8/1/2012)

Winning 56.5% of the vote in 2010.

In the Event of a Terrorist Attack Affecting the Election, Who Decides Whether to Delay?What the Constitution and Federal Statutes Say.  (FindLaw, 7/21/2004)

As Michael C. Dorf points out, it's not the Presdent's call.

But tinkering with the laws of each state -- or with federal law governing state procedures - may not prove sufficient. The decision whether to postpone a federal election in one state affects the nation as a whole.

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