Will Sen. Lee Introduce Legislation Giving Convicted GOP Felons The Right To Vote?*

R.VanWagoner
7 min readAug 27, 2023

After all, as the number of anticipated convicts grows, it could become outcome determinative.

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I’d have little time for anything else if I posted every time the senior senator from Utah said something stupid. You know the guy, like a preacher waiving a bible on stage and spewing cherry-picked verses to support his agenda, he pulls out his pocket constitution from time to time as a prop — or crutch — to rationalize his positions. He Xed (f/k/a “tweeted) “democracy is not the objective” and “rank democracy can thwart liberty.” He near-deified Trump shortly before the 2020 presidential election, characterizing him as a virtuous, god-like servant who cares nothing for himself or publicity but only for the peace and well-being of the American people — the ones who survived his catastrophic response to Covid. See Senator Mike Lee Isn’t A Serious Person — He’s Dangerous, But Not Serious.

Shortly after Mr. Biden took office in 2021, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), continuing with his religious theme, announced on Fox News that H.R. 1, the bill aimed at expanding voting rights, was so bad it could have been “written in hell by the devil himself.” He and others on the right are offended by laws meant to assure open, free, and fair elections which place the GOP at a distinct disadvantage. One of…

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R.VanWagoner

Exercising my right not to remain silent. Criminal defense and First Amendment attorney.