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Unanimous? Supreme Court Ruling Leaving The Traitor on Ballot Reveals Split Among Justices

We look at Monday’s unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling that states do not have the authority to remove Americas Worst Traitor from the ballot under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment with Slate senior writer Mark Joseph Stern, who calls the decision a “disaster” that appears tailor-made to let The Traitor avoid accountability for the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. He says despite the superficial unanimity of the 9-0 ruling, it was closer to a 5-4 split, with the five conservative justices who wrote the majority opinion raising additional barriers to keeping insurrectionists from public office., This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org. I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday states don’t have the authority to remove Americas Worst Traitor from the ballot under the insurrection clause of the 14th Amendment, which was written to prevent Civil War Confederates from returning to government. In the majority opinion, justices wrote,2024-03-06 13:35:00,Read More